If you are not sure what you are entitled to, please visit the Benefits Calculator page on the GOV.UK website:
You can also find a comprehensive list of benefits on the GOV.UK website.
Oxfordshire County Council carries out a benefits check when assessing how much you pay towards your care.
The benefit cap is a limit on the total amount of benefit that most people aged 16 to 64 can get.
For more information about the benefit cap changes please visit
District councils are responsible for administering housing benefit and council tax reduction schemes.
For more detailed information on these changes, and sources of support, please visit the relevant pages on your local district council websites or call their benefits team:
Support and information links
Benefits for carers
Oxfordshire Age UK
Citizens Advice Oxfordshire
The Citizens Advice service helps people resolve their legal, money and other problems by providing free, independent and confidential advice. Visit Citizens Advice Oxfordshire to find your local office.
Joint project between Oxfordshire County Council and Action for Carers to provide information and assessment forms.