This is a benefit for parents and carers who look after a disabled child or adult for at least 35 hours a week.
The disabled person must get Disability Living Allowance (DLA) at the middle or higher rate for personal care.
For information on DLA and Carer's Allowance you can:
- contact your local Jobcentre Plus,
- call 0845 608 4321
- visit the GOV.UK website, where you can also find out how to claim on-line,
- or, contact the Carer's Allowance Unit who can send you a claim form. Tell them if you need the claim form in an alternative format, such as Braille.
Who to contact
Where to go
- Carer's Allowance Unit
- PR1 1HB
- Get directions
Last updated: 11 Sep 2018