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

DWP - Carers' Allowance

Type of service:
Finance And Funding
Address:
Carers Allowance Unit, Mail Handling Site A, Wolverhampton, West Midlands WV98 2AB
Telephone number:
0800 731 0297
Mobile number:
0800 731 0317 (Textphone)
Service description:
Carer’s Allowance is the main benefit for carers. You might be able to claim if your child receives the Disability Living Allowance
(DLA) Care Component (at the middle or highest rate), or the Daily Living Component of the Personal Independence Payment (PIP).

The charity Contact have produced an excellent guide to Carers' Allowance. Download it here (PDF 193KB).
Cost:
Free
Age range:
16 years - 100 years
Eligibility criteria:
  • Carer / Parent / Relative/ Family
  • Receipt of benefits
Referral route:
  • Contact service direct
  • Job Centre
Last updated on:
11/10/2018

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