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Carer's Allowance

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If you care for someone for at least 35 hours a week and they receive certain benefits, you may be eligible for Carer’s Allowance.

You do not have to be related to or living with the person you care for.

GOV.UK has more about Carer's Allowance, such as:

  • eligibility
  • effects it may have on other benefits
  • how to make a claim 

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