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DWP - Carers' Credit

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c/o Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), Caxton House, Tothill Street, Westminster, London SW1H 9NA
WV98 2AB
United Kingdom

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Carer’s Credit is a National Insurance (NI) credit towards your State Pension. You can claim it if you’re not making any NI contributions because of your caring role. It means you can take on caring responsibilities without it affecting your State Pension. To get Carer’s Credit you must be aged 16 or over, under the State Pension age, and caring for at least one person (for at least 20 hours a week). Click here to apply.
National Organisation
Age range
Suitable for ages from 16 years to 99 years
Referral route
No Referral Needed
For people with
Caring Responsibilities
Eligibility criteria
  • Carer / Family / Parent / Relative
  • Age Range - Adulthood
Provider category
Targeted Services - Additional Support Needs

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Last updated 28 February 2024