Carer’s Credit

You could get Carer’s Credit if you’re caring for someone for at least 20 hours a week.

To get Carer’s Credit you must be:

  • aged 16 or over
  • under State Pension age
  • looking after one or more people for at least 20 hours a week

The person you’re looking after must get one of the following:

  • Disability Living Allowance care component at the middle or highest rate
  • Attendance Allowance
  • Constant Attendance Allowance
  • Personal Independence Payment – daily living component, at the standard or enhanced rate
  • Armed Forces Independence Payment

See GOV.UK for more information on Carer’s Credit.

Visit the Carer’s Credit website