Support for carers
A carer is someone who looks after a partner, relative or friend to help them to stay living at home.
Benefits and allowances for carers
As an unpaid carer, you could claim some benefits, allowances or tax reductions.
Financial advice for carers
Get financial advice about benefits or paying for care.
Emergency planning for carers
Planning for an emergency and how to get a carer’s emergency card.
Breaks for carers
If you care for someone, you can get support to take a break from caring, whether it's for an hour, a day, or a week.
A carer’s assessment helps you find out about things that could help you in your caring role.
If you're under 18 years old and look after another person at home, you may be a young carer.