From 1st September working parents of 3&4 year-olds who meet certain criteria can get 30 hours free child care per week for 38 weeks of the year. All families will still be entitled to the existing 15 hours free childcare a week for 3&4 year…
When so many people need so much help, giving can sometimes feel hit and miss, and choosing between charities can be hard. Acts 435 puts people who can give in touch with people who are in need with the Church as the physical, face-to-face forum…
Age UK Norfolk is working to raise awareness about older people's entitlements and benefits to ensure that people in later life and their carers receive the  benefits to which they are entitled. Age UK Norfolk operates an advice helpline that provides advice and information on:…
You may get Bereavement Allowance if all the following apply: your husband, wife or civil partner died before 6 April 2017 you were 45 or over when your husband, wife or civil partner died you’re under State Pension age your late husband, wife or civil…
You may be able to get a £2,000 Bereavement Payment if your spouse or civil partner died before 6 April 2017. This is a one-off, tax-free, lump-sum payment. If your spouse or civil partner died on or after 6 April 2017 you may be eligible…
The Care Workers Charity is the trade charity for the care profession. It supports retired, former and current care professionals and their dependants by providing assistance to relieve financial hardship. It also provides advice and guidance on the availability of state support and links with…
Carer's Allowance is a UK Government Allowance to help you look after someone with substantial caring needs. You don’t have to be related to, or live with, the person you care for although you do need to spend at least 35 hours-a-week caring for them.…
A carer’s assessment will give you the chance to discuss how caring affects your life and find out about support services, emergency help, breaks and financial help to support your wellbeing and help you continue caring. They will put you in touch with free support…
Comprehensive information from the UK Government about carers and disability benefits, including: Attendance Allowance Blind Persons Allowance Carer's Allowance Disability Living Allowance Employment and Support Allowance Personal Independence Payment Benefits if you are terminally ill Work-related and armed forces injuries Help to find or stay in…
If you're an adult and assessed as eligible for financial help towards your care costs, we’ll contribute an amount towards those costs. This is called your personal budget. A personal budget gives you choice and control over your care and support.   We’ll give you…