0300 111 3303

Further information and support

Local information and support

Help & Care

Help & Care also has 41 fact sheets regarding issues that affect carers. Help & Care also have an Advocacy Service if you need help to sort out your social care and benefit needs.  For more information, contact the Gateway Information Service on:

Telephone: 0300 111 3303 
Open Monday to Thursday from 9.00am to 5.00pm and from 10.00am to 4.30pm on Friday.

Email: contact@helpandcare.org.uk
Or visit our website: www.helpandcare.org.uk


National information and support

Carers UK

20 Great Dover Street
Tel: 020 7378 4999
Email: info@carersuk.org

Carers UK Adviceline – open Monday – Friday 10am – 4pm
Email: advice@carersuk.org   www.carersuk.org

Carers UK campaign for the rights of carers throughout the UK, lobbying Parliament and official bodies for changes and improvements in carers policy. Carers UK Adviceline has a wealth of information and advice on all carers issues affecting both adults and children.

Please note: The contents of this information sheet are only intended to provide an overview of the main eligibility criteria associated with Carer’s Allowance.  It will not provide a comprehensive explanation of all the rules governing the allocation of this
and associated benefits.  For specific, individual enquiries please contact the Carer’s Allowance Unit direct.

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