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Carer's Allowance

AddressCarer's Allowance Unit,
Mail Handling Site A,
PostcodeWV98 2AB
DescriptionCarer's Allowance is a taxable benefit to help people that look after someone with care and support needs. You don't have to be related to, or live with, the person that you care for, but you do need to be aged 16 or over and spend at least 35 hours a week caring for the person.

To find out if you're eligible and how to claim, visit the GOV.UK website. Or you can contact the Carer's Allowance Unit by email, phone, textphone, or by post.

Use the benefits adviser tool on the GOV.UK website to work out how much you can get and if any other benefits will be affected.

Visit the Carer's Allowance page on the GOV.UK website

Telephone number0345 608 4321, or textphone/minicom for deaf people on 0345 604 5312

Record last updated: 25 January 2017