Financial and Legal Help

Financial Support

One of the challenges of caring can be financial. Sometimes people give up work to care, sometimes it is one of the family earners that becomes too ill to work, having a severe impact on the household’s income. 

Help with Council Tax Powys County Council

Credu often works with Carers on financial challenges and pulls in specialist support from some of the organisations below. You might want to access them directly:

Citizens Advice Powys

Telephone 0345 6018421

Powys Council’s Money Advice Service

 

Carers UK has a range of financial advice and information

 

Other useful websites include:

Citizen’s Advice

Gov.uk  - to find Government information and services

Dosh for people with a learning disability.

Turn 2 us -  a website that you can search for charities that may be able to help you with grants

 

Legal Support

Carer’s Trust has a section on its website about legal affairs including:

  • Avoiding scams and fraud

  • Helping someone else manage their money

  • Making a will

  • Managing someone else's affairs

  • Carers and the law

  • Complaints and advocacy

Other useful websites include:

Citizen’s Advice

Carers UK