DWP - Carers' Allowance

Type of service:
Finance And Funding
Address:
c/o Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), Caxton House, Tothill Street, Westminster, London SW1H 9NA
Telephone number:
0800 731 0297
Service description:

Carers' Allowance is the main welfare benefit for carers. You might be able to claim if your child receives the Disability Living Allowance (DLA) Care Component (at the middle or highest rate), or the Daily Living Component of the Personal Independence Payment (PIP).

Related Documents:

(NB the allowances in this 2018 leaflet from Contact may not reflect the most up to date amounts. Refer to the DWP for the latest information).

Cost:
Free
Age range:
16 years - 100 years
Eligibility criteria:
  • Carer / Parent / Relative/ Family
  • Receipt of benefits
Referral route:
  • Contact service direct
  • Job Centre
Last updated on:
01/09/2020