Financial support and discounts for carers

Employment and benefits

  • If you are caring for someone and want to combine paid work with your caring responsibilities, your local Jobcentre Plus can provide benefits advice
  • To find out more, contact Job Centre Plus on 0845 604 3719
  • To apply for Carers Allowance please visit the GOV.UK website
  • The Livewell website has links to further carers websites where you can find advice
  • The Benefits section of our website provides information on Housing Benefit, Local Housing Allowance and Council Tax Benefit
  • The Cliffs Pavilion and Palace Theatre, offer free seats to carers to accompany the person they care for, find out more on their accessible performances page
  • The Southend Advantage Card offers reduced rates for a range of venues across Southend and is free for local carers in receipt of a Carers Allowance. To find out more visit the Advantage Card page or call us on 01702 215 011

Contact Adult Social Care

Telephone: 01702 215008

Useful websites - carers

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