Contact The Carers Allowance Number

0843 557 5249

Do you care for someone? Do you need financial help? Let us do our bit by getting hold of the Carers Allowance contact number for you.

carers allowance contact numberWhy would I need to call the contact number for Carers Allowance?

  • To find out whether you are eligible or not
  • To get help claiming
  • To find out how much money you will get

More About Carers Allowance And Why You Might Need The Telephone Number

Carers Allowance is financial aid you can claim if you care for someone. To claim, you do not have to be related or live with the person you care for, you just need to be aged 16 or over and spend 35 hours a week caring for them. The allowance is £59.75 a week, but it is taxable and could affect your other benefits. You may not get it if you are in full time education or you earn more than £100 a week (after tax). For more details about this, call the Carers Allowance contact number.

There are two ways to apply. You can do it online or by post. You cannot apply via the Carers Allowance phone number. The Carers Allowance is number is for enquiries only. It takes four to six weeks to process your claim and if someone else looks after the same person, only one person is allowed to claim it. If you were entitled before you claimed, you can ask for your allowance to be backdated for up to three months.

About Carers Allowance

In 1976, the Invalid Care Allowance was announced. It was the first benefit for carers and still is today, under the new name Carers Allowance.

Number Direct is a telephone directory and call routing service and is not connected to Carers Allowance. The direct contact number for Carers Allowance can be found in the public domain or on their official website.