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Carers allowance

Sharon69 Community member Posts: 1 Listener
I put in my claim for carers allowance October last I've received a letter I've been rewarded it how long does it take to get your first payment 


  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 52,190 Disability Gamechanger
    It depends on whether you're claiming any other benefits. If you're claiming Income Related ESA or Income Support then first they need to contact those departments before they pay what is owed to you. You can ring Carers allowance to ask and they maybe able to tell you. 
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  • Hannah_Scope
    Hannah_Scope Posts: 7,093 Disability Gamechanger
    That's great news @Sharon69

    Just wanted to welcome you to the community! :) 
    Hannah - She / Her

    Online Community Coordinator @ Scope

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