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Social care and support guide

Support and benefits for 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.