Are you a carer?

If you are please let us know as we may be able to help you


There is a wealth of information on NHS Choices about carers and caring. Below are some links into the site that we hope you will find useful.


  • A guide to care and support

    Information for carers and people who have care & support needs. You can also download the Handbook for further help and advice folloing the link below

Carers Matter Norfolk Handbook - Carers Matter Norfolk : Carers Matter Norfolk

In the handbook you will be able to find resources which direct you to the most appropriate support available.


Finance and Law

Help claiming benefits, looking after your bank balance and understanding the legal issues of caring.

  • Benefits for carers

    Directing carers to the benefits that can help them in their caring role

  • Benefits for the under-65s

    Advice and information on helping the person you look after get the benefits that they are entitled to.

    Benefits for the over-65s

    Advice and information on financial support for older people with a disability or illness.

  • Carer's Assement

    How your benefits maybe affected after the death of the person you look after and what happens to their benefits

  • Other benefits

    Advice for carers and the people they are looking after on claiming a whole host of other benefits unrelated to their disability or caring


Contact Carers Matter Norfolk

Telephone: 0800 083 1148
Helpline Information:  
Office Hours: Lines are open 8am to 8pm Monday to Friday, 4pm to 8pm on Saturday and 8am - 12noon on Sunday. Free, independent & confidential support