Benefits and financial support

You or the person you care for could be entitled to benefits and financial support, including: 

Use the government’s benefits calculator to help you work out what you could claim, or apply online.

Council Tax discounts 

You may be eligible for a Council Tax reduction if you’re an unpaid carer and live with the person you care for. 

You may also be entitled to a disabled band reduction

Read our legal information for carers.

Carers discount card 

Register with the Carers Information Service to receive your free Carers Card. The card can be used to get a discount on services or goods at participating businesses.