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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.
Most NHS services are free, however, you may be entitled to free treatment or help with some of these health costs.
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
If you are seeking asylum in Newcastle there are a number of local services who can help with support and advice.
Universal Credit has replaced working-age means-tested benefits. It will provide one payment which takes into account housing, employment, children and income.