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Advice on Carer Allowance

affii1993affii1993 Member Posts: 97 Courageous
recently won my tribunal and will be back dates from feb 2018 now I have two Carer due to two children under 5 and parnter needs to work aswel, so my Carer who is my Aunty has moved from Italy in 2017 June/July since then she’s been looking after me we pay for al the food she cooks and her travel costs, my question is since she been living in the uk only for 2 and half years when can I apply for Carers allowance, the the Carer team said she needs to live at least 2/3 years in uk am confused, I wanted to apply for feb 2018 for Carer allowance and we have never applied before so any advice as I am new about this CA and also she doesn’t work has a child under 5 she gets children benefit tax and housing partially due her husband working? So what help can she get for looking after me and my kids 


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