Carers benefits, grants and legal services

Carers benefits, grants and legal services

Carers often need to know about the same money and legal matters as everyone else. But there are some things that are just for carers. For example, you might be able to get benefits such as Carer's Allowance if you provide unpaid support to someone. There are also some legal matters that are particularly relevant to carers, such as applying to become a deputy for the person you care for. If you need advice about benefits or money in general, you can find it here and you can also get legal advice, guidance on making a complaint, and more.

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17 Records in Carers benefits, grants and legal services filtered by Client group "carers".

  • 3H (Helping Hands for Holidays)

    3H Fund (Helping Hands for Holidays) B2 Speldhurst Business Park, Langton Road, Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent , TN3 0AQ

    Telephone: 01892 860207

    Description: 3H (Helping Hands for Holiday) provides subsidised group holidays for the physically disabled at well researched venues and gives their carers valuable period of respite.

  • Action for Blind People

    1st Floor 105 Judd Street, London,, WC1H 9NE

    Telephone: 0303 123 9999 (Helpline), 020 7391 2151 (London action team)

    Description: Action for Blind People offers free, impartial information, advice and support to blind and partially sighted people, their families, friends and carers.

  • Aid for the Aged in Distress (AFTAID)

    AFTAID, 9 Bonhill Street, London, EC2A 4PE

    Telephone: 0870 803 1950

    Description: This registered charity provides emergency grants to help elderly people in need or distress.

  • Carer's Allowance

    Carer's Allowance Unit, Mail Handling Site A, Wolverhampton, , WV98 2AB

    Telephone: 0345 608 4321, or textphone/minicom for deaf people on 0345 604 5312

    Description: Carer's Allowance is a taxable benefit to help people that look after someone with care and support needs.

  • Carers UK

    Carers UK, 20 Great Dover Street, London, SE1 4LX

    Telephone: 0808 808 7777

    Description: Carers UK is a charity set up to help the millions of people who care for family or friends.

  • Contact a Family

    1 Siward Road, Wandsworth, London, SW17 0LA

    Telephone: 020 8947 5260

    Description: Contact a Family offers support, advice and information to parents and carers of children with any special need or disability as well as professionals working with families.

  • Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

    Wandsworth Supervisory Body, The DOLS Office, Wandsworth Town Hall, Wandsworth High Street, London, SW18 2PU

    Telephone: 020 8871 8701

    Description: The Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLS) provide protection for people who lack the mental capacity to make a decision for themselves about their care or treatment in hospitals or residential and nursing homes.

  • Lasting Power of Attorney and Deputies

    Description: A lasting power of attorney is a legal document that lets you appoint someone (or more than one person), known as attorneys, to make decisions for you or help you make decisions.

  • MS Society grants and short breaks

    MS Society Grants Team, MS National Centre, 372 Edgware Road, London, NW2 6ND

    Telephone: 0300 500 8084 (Grants Team)

    Description: This charity provides grants to people affected by MS for items or activities they need, such as equipment, adaptations, short breaks, and other support.

  • Office of the Public Guardian

    PO Box 16185, Birmingham, B2 2WH

    Telephone: 0300 456 0300 (or textphone for deaf and hard of hearing people: 0115 934 2778)

    Description: The Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) protects people who may not have the mental capacity to make certain decisions for themselves, such as about their health and finance.