Carer's assessments See if you can get support from your council, such as extra money or a break from caring. Carers' breaks and respite care How you can take a break from caring for someone else. Benefits for carers Financial support for people who care for others. Help for young carers If you are aged 13-19 and you care for someone else there are people who can support you. Being a young carer: your rights If you are 18 or under and you care for someone you are entitled to help and support.