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Carer's Allowance

What is Carer's Allowance?

Carer's Allowance is money for people who care for someone who has a disability.

Applies to: England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland

Age rules: You must be over 16

Type of benefit: Non means tested (but you mustn't earn over £110 per week)

Taxable: Yes

Administered by: DWP Carer’s Allowance Unit