Don’t forget, we have our dedicated form-filling volunteers on hand to help you to complete any complicated paperwork – Call us on 01884 257 511 to book an appointment.

Cost of Living Payments available to carers and parent carers 2023-24

Cost of Living Payments 2023 to 2024 – GOV.UK (

Welfare Benefits Self Help Resources

Below are links to benefit entitlement checkers and to .Gov websites for making claims.  These resources are intended to help carers to learn more about the various welfare benefits that may be available to them.

If you need some support with this, please get in touch with us and we will be able to help you.

Citizens Advice website pages for welfare benefits information:


Department of Work and Pensions information:

Personal Independence Payments:

Attendance Allowance – claim form and guidance notes:

Carers Allowance – claim form and guidance notes:

Benefit Entitlement Check:

Additional useful information:

Blue Badge information and applications:

Radar Key:

Age UK website – information about many things including care options and understanding more about the cost of care, home support, financial support, digital services and foot care.

Lifeline Alarms:

Bereavement Support Payments (or see our Bereavement Support Page)

Bereavement Support Payment: How it works – GOV.UK (