The person they care for could be their child, a relative, friend or neighbour who can’t manage without their support. This could be because of illness or emotional or behavioural issues.
The carer must live in the same household as the person being cared for.
How to apply
Download an application form (PDF, 599KB). The form must be endorsed by a professional.
Phone: 0207 527 7116
Help for young carers
This scheme is not available to young carers, but we have special support for carers under 25.
Phone: 020 7272 6933