What benefits can I claim?

You may qualify for government benefits if you have cancer or care for someone with cancer. This might be to help support you if you have to stop working, or for extra costs.

Getting benefits advice

Working out which benefits you can apply for can be difficult. And applying for them can be time consuming. A number of organisations can help.

Charity grants

You may be able to get financial support from charities and organisations that help people with cancer and their families.

Useful contacts for benefits

There are people and organisations that can help with benefits advice and information. They can help people with cancer and their carers.

Last reviewed: 
03 Mar 2021
Next review due: 
04 Mar 2024
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