Funding for carers - Students with Caring Responsibilities - University of Derby

Funding for carers

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Funding for Carer’s

This section gives information about some of the funding options available to full time students with caring responsibilities. This is not an exhaustive list and most are allocated dependant on personal circumstances.

Carer's Allowance

Carer's Allowance is a taxable benefit to help people who look after someone who are disabled. You do not have to be related to, or live with, the person that you care for. For more information visit https://www.gov.uk/browse/benefits/disability

Carer's Assessment

In short, a Carer's Assessment is your opportunity to tell social services about the things that could make caring easier for you. For further information follow this link: http://www.carers.org/carers-assessment

Benefits Top Tips

http://www.carers.org/benefits-top-tips