Services for children and young people in Northamptonshire (aged 0-25) with special educational needs and disabilities.

DWP - Carers' Credit

Type of service:
Finance And Funding
Address:
Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), Caxton House, Tothill Street, Westminster, London SW1H 9NA
Service description:
You could get Carer’s Credit if you’re caring for someone for at least 20 hours a week.

Carer’s Credit is a National Insurance credit that helps with gaps in your National Insurance record. Your State Pension is based on your National Insurance record.

Your income, savings or investments won’t affect eligibility for Carer’s Credit.
Cost:
Free
Age range:
16 years - 99 years
Eligibility criteria:
  • Age - School (5-18)
  • Age - Adulthood (18-25)
  • Carer / Parent / Relative/ Family
Referral route:
  • Job Centre
Last updated on:
31/08/2018

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