Caring for a child or family member?

Sometimes the unexpected happens and you may need to care for a child of a family member, this can be an extremely confusing time with regards to any benefit you may be entitled to and how this will impact on your own benefit or working status. We advise that you seek one to one advice on these issues, however you can find some relevant information through the link below.

Kinship care and benefits essentials

Guardians allowance

I would like to discuss this with a GEMAP advisor