Carers Advice

Are You a Carer?

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

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

The Lincolnshire Carers Service

The Lincolnshire Carers Service is delivered in partnership by Lincolnshire County Council’s Customer Service Centre and Carers FIRST.

The Customer Service Centre is the first point of contact for all general enquiries regarding support for carers. You can contact The Customer Service Centre from 8am to 6pm, Monday to Friday, except on public holidays on 01522 782155 or by emailing CarersService@lincolnshire.gov.uk.

In an emergency, outside of these hours, contact the Emergency Duty Team on 01522 782333.

Carers FIRST

Telephone Details

01522 782155 Enquiries 8am-6pm Mon-Fri
01522 782224 Carers 8am-6pm Mon-Fri
01522 782333 Emergency out of hours

Click on link below to follow on Twitter

Follow us on Twitter @LincsCarers!

Carers UK

They’re here to make sure that no matter how complicated your query or your experience, you don’t have to care alone.

Telephone: 020 7378 4999

Website: www.carersuk.org

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

Carers UK

They’re here to make sure that no matter how complicated your query or your experience, you don’t have to care alone.

Telephone: 020 7378 4999

Website: www.carersuk.org