Support and benefits for carers

Includes support from local councils, respite care and help for young carers.

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.