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Carer’s allowance is paid to people over 16 and who spend at least 35 hours a week caring for someone with substantial care needs.

It’s a good idea to think about how you will manage your new financial and legal arrangements when marrying or starting a new civil partnership in later life.

Affordable family clothing including school uniform, interview outfits and special occasions.

Your personal budget is the sum of money that Newcastle City Council allocates for your care and support.  As a result of your personal budget, a support plan should be put in place.

 

PIP replaces Disability Living Allowance. It is a benefit to help towards some of the extra costs associated with ill-health or disability

Universal Credit has replaced working-age means-tested benefits. It will provide one payment which takes into account housing, employment, children and income.

There are a number of state funded financial benefits which you maybe eligible to receive which will help to improve your quality of life.