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What is Carers Allowance?

The main welfare benefit for carers is called Carer's Allowance. You don’t have to be related to or live with the person you care for to claim Carer's Allowance.

Who can claim Carers Allowance?

  • Aged 16 or over
  • Care for a severely disabled person for 35 or more hours per week

How do I contact Blesma for advice?

Email: iwabenefits@blesma.org

Telephone: 0208 548 3516