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Advice for Parents & Carers Benefits and Tax Credits
List of the main benefits that can be claimed by parents and carers. Please note this is not a comprehensive list of all benefits as we only cover benefits specific to parents and carers.
A guide to the benefits that you might be able to claim if you are pregnant or on maternity leave, including statutory maternity pay and maternity allowance.
Help from the benefits system if you care for a disabled young person or adult aged 16 or over
Help from the benefits system for parents and carers of children and young people under 18
Help from the benefits system for parents and carers of disabled children
Find out about tax credits and how they can help your family.
An overview of some of the features of Universal Credit. Universal Credit is the main income-based benefit for people of working age who are making new claims. It is due to replace six existing benefits and tax credits over the next few years.