Info about money, grants and benefits
There is financial support available for carers and the people they care for to cover things like transport, living costs and adaptations to the home. Claiming these benefits can be a confusing process so call our free Advice Line on 0800 083 1148 and we will explain what benefits are available and help you complete the forms.
Caring Together are also offering grants for young adult carers who would benefit from money to help remove barriers to accessing education, employment or training opportunities. eg this could be used for train tickets, books or other purposes. Grants of up to £150 are available to to individual carers aged 16–25 who live in Cambridgeshire, Peterborough or Norfolk. More info and application form is available on the Caring Together website.
Also check out Turn2Us which has more info about benefits, grants and financial support for carers.