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Carer's allowance

Carer's allowance
Carers' Allowance is £62.70 a week to help you look after someone with substantial caring needs.

You don't have to be related to, or live with, the person you care for.

You must be 16 or over and spend at least 35 hours a week caring for them.

Visit GOV.UK to find out:

  • if you're eligible
  • what you'll get
  • how to claim
  • what to do if your circumstances change

Read more on the GOV.UK website.

The information was last updated on: 4th April 2017

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