Financial support for carers

Finanical information and support to help you as a carer.

Carers Smart

Carers Smart is a club run through the Carers Trust. The club is part of the Trust’s offer to all carers and people with care needs and it is also open to people who work across the Carers Trust network, either as staff or volunteers and people who donate money.

Once a member you can benefit from a wide range of offers including:

  • Cash back on shopping from numerous high street retailers
  • reduced price lifestyle activities

and much more.

Barnet Citizens Advice Bureau

Barnet Citizens Advice Bureau will provide you with information and advice regarding welfare benefits and income maximisation.

Support is available online or by phone. You can book an appointment or go to a drop in session.

Support by phone

  • Helpline: 0300 456 8365 
  • Monday-Friday 9:30am-4:00pm and until 7.30pm on Wednesday

Face to face sessions

40-44 Church End, Hendon NW4 4JT

  • Monday: Drop-in - 9.30am-12.00pm 

  • Tuesday: Pre-booked appointments only

  • Wednesday: Pre-booked appointments only

  • Thursday: Pre-booked appointments only

  • Friday: Drop-in - 9.30am-12.00pm      

New Barnet, 30 Station Road, New Barnet EN5 1PL

  • Wednesday: Drop-in - 9:30am-12:00pm

Carers emergency fund from Carers Trust

Fund available in emergencies for carers to purchase specific items for their caring role. 

For carers in need the fund is subject to application and panel decision. Limited number of funds available each year from the Carers Trust.


Carers allowance

Find out if you are eligible for money to help you look after someone who needs to be cared for.