Carers Direct Telephone Helpline

The free telephone advice line is open seven days a week and provides a comprehensive advice service for carers wanting information and advice about benefits, how to get care and support, breaks, housing, equipment, etc. It provides carers with a single and comprehensive online resource for carer specific information, including guidance on the different stages of caring, information for claiming benefits, advice for young carers, contact details for local authorities and local support groups, news articles, and case studies with videos.


  • Advice and information
  • Family and carer support
  • National

Public phone number:

0300 123 1053

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