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Carers' Allowance

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The Carers' Allowance is a financial benefit which you may be entitled to if:

  • You look after someone who gets a qualifying disability benefit.
  • You look after that person for at least 35 hours a week.
  • You are aged 16 or over.
  • You are not in full-time education.
  • You earn £110 a week (after deductions) or less.
  • You satisfy UK presence and residential conditions.

To find out more, go to the Gov UK Disability Benefits page.