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Carer Support Grant

Due to huge demand, we have had to close applications for our carer support grant earlier than expected.

If you have already applied, our Support Team will be in touch with you soon.

We do apologise for any inconvenience.

If you have any questions, or need further assistance, please contact our friendly Support Team.

Grant application and financial guidance

Many people reduce their hours of work or have to give up their jobs to look after their relatives or friends. You may also face extra costs that come with caring. 

It can be difficult to know what support is available and where to turn. Our trained support officers can help you find financial support available to you and guide you through application processes.

We have been able to help carers access support towards the cost of household appliances, breaks, driving lessons, new tech and utility bills.

I applied for a holiday grant as we had not been on a holiday for nearly 10 years. We were able to put £300 towards a 5 day break at the seaside, in an adaptive chalet. As a family we bonded so well and had such a happy time. We were so grateful for this grant, getting away is very financially difficult.

How we can help

  • Receive trusted information and advice 
  • One-to-one time with a trained support officer 
  • Get support for you and the person you look after 

Who can access this service?

Whether you’ve just recognised yourself as a carer or have been supporting someone over many years, our Freephone Support Line is open to all, wherever you are in your caring journey. 

We're also on hand to advice anyone that is worried about someone with caring responsibilities. 

Access support

To access grant application and financial guidance, call our Freephone Support Line on 0800 038 8885 or email We're available from 9am - 1pm, every weekday.

Need to talk? Call our Freephone Support Line on 0800 0388 885 (Mon-Fri, 9am – 1pm)