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Where can I find help and advice with benefits for Carers?

If you are looking for further information or advice on how to apply for benefits such as Carers Allowance, Carers Credit and applying for benefits for the person that you are caring for (e.g. Disability Living Allowance) then the Income Maximisation Team at St Helens Carers Centre can provide you with help, information and advice.

Crossroads Care is Britain’s leading provider of support for Carers and the people they care for. They work with over 41,000 individuals and their families, helping Carers make a life of their own outside caring.

Carers Direct (0808 802 0202) and Carers UK (0808 808 7777) can also provide free, confidential information and advice about the different types of benefits you can apply for and how to go about it.