Could you be entitled to a benefit?
Have you ever wondered whether you may be eligible to claim a benefit but are unsure where to start? The benefits system can feel quite overwhelming and difficult to navigate so it’s a good idea to explore initially what you may or may not be eligible for.
Turn2us benefits calculator
This Benefits Calculator is supplied by Turn2us, a national charity that helps people in financial hardship to gain access to welfare benefits, charitable grants and support services. The help text, updated by Turn2us, will guide you through each stage of the calculation.
Our Carers UK Helpline advisers are more than happy to lend a hand in this area. Just email firstname.lastname@example.org requesting a benefits check and outlining your situation. An adviser is likely to come back with some questions to understand your particular circumstances, so that they can provide you with more tailored guidance.
You could also find out whether you may be able to apply for a grant. See our Grants and schemes page for more details.
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