Carer's Allowance

If you care for someone for 35 hours or more a week, you could be entitled to Carer's Allowance

Currently, Carer's Allowance is £61.35 a week.

To qualify:

  • you must be 16 years old or over
  • you must look after someone for 35 hours or more a week
  • the person you look after should receive certain benefits
  • you earn less than £102 per week (after tax, care costs while you are at work and 50% of your pension)

Carer's Allowance can be claimed online, or you can get in touch with the Carer's Allowance Unit on 0345 608 4321


Contact Us


Carers Support Team

01202 458204


Carers Support Centre

St Ambrose Cottage
Alumhurst Road,


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