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Carer's Allowance

Carer’s Allowance is a weekly payment of £62.10 to assists carers with looking after someone with substantial caring needs. 

You do not have to be related to, or live with, the person that you care for to be eligible for Carer’s Allowance, however you must meet all the following conditions:

In order to claim Carer's Allowance, the person you care for must claim:

Please note that Carer's Allowance is taxable, and may affect any means tested benefits you claim. You may not be eligable for Carer's Allowance if you claim any of the following benefits:

If you would like to find out more about Carer's Allowance, please contact the Centre on (0191) 643 2298. 

Click here to apply for Carer's Allowance.

Please Note: Information last updated January 2016


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