Useful links to information to support you with your caring

Following feedback from forum members, please see below for direct link to webpages on Carers UK’s website with information to support you with your caring. Towards the bottom, there are also a few external useful links.

For further information and advice, you can contact our Advice team on 0808 808 7777 (Mon & Tues 10am-4pm) or email

Covid 19 Advice

Carers Breaks

Planning for an Emergency

Carers Allowance

Personal Independence Payment (PIP)

Disability Living Allowance

Attendance Allowance

Benefits for carers who are working age

Benefits for carers who are pension age

Benefit Cap

Housing Benefit

Making complaints

Universal Credit

Work focused interviews / work related activity

Finding local support where you live

Health & Wellbeing

Other useful links:

Being discharged from hospital

Support and benefits for carers

Making decisions for someone else

Practical tips if you care for someone

Useful directory for anyone seeking help on a host of conditions including mental health / alcohol / drug / abuse / self harm etc