Welfare Benefits Advice

Bridgend Carers Centre provides free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to carers and their families on Welfare Benefit matters.

The service can provide advice on issues including:

  • Personal Independence Payment (PIP)
  • Disability Living Allowance (DLA)
  • Carers Allowance
  • Attendance Allowance

Our benefits advisor can help make sure you are getting all the welfare benefits you are entitled to.

  • If you spend at least 35 hours per week caring for someone you may be able to claim Carer’s Allowance
  • You might get an additional amount paid on top of other benefits if you qualify for Carer’s Allowance
  • Carers can get an additional amount included in the Universal Credit
  • Some carers can get their council tax bill lowered.

This service has gained £1.75 million for carers and families in Bridgend in the last 5 years.

Referrals can be made via:


01656 658479


Contact us

Phone: 01656 658479
Fax: 01656 659498
Address: Bridgend Carers Centre, 87 Park Street, Bridgend, CF31 4AZ