Are You a Carer?
If you are please let us know - we may be able to help you
East North Herts Carers Information
Carers in Herts
01992 58 69 69
Support and information for unpaid family and friends who look after someone.
Carers in Herts/Carer's Passports
ID card as carer entitles to discounts from various participating businesses in Hertfordshire.
Support for Adult Carers
Hertfordshire County Council
0300 123 44042
Open to carers and people with mental illness.
Young Carers/Carers in Herts
Support aimed at young carers
Support for Carers of children and young people 0-25 with special educational needs or disabilities.
South Cambs Carers Information
0345 241 0954 or 01480 499090
Range of local support and information for Carers of all ages including respite care and social groups with peer support. Self-referral or via health/social care professional.
Support for Carers of people with mental health conditions aged 18-65
There is a wealth of information on the NHS website about carers and caring. Below are some links into the site that we hope you will find useful.
Finance and Law
Help claiming benefits, looking after your bank balance and understanding the legal issues of caring.
- Benefits for carers
Directing carers to the benefits that can help them in their caring role
- Benefits for the under-65s
Advice and information on helping the person you look after get the benefits that they are entitled to.Benefits for the over-65s
Advice and information on financial support for older people with a disability or illness.
- Carer's Assement
How your benefits maybe affected after the death of the person you look after and what happens to their benefits
- Other benefits
Advice for carers and the people they are looking after on claiming a whole host of other benefits unrelated to their disability or caring