Financial support

As a carer, you are entitled to a financial help such as the carer's allowance, tax credits and other financial support.

Further information can be found on the GOV.UK website:

If you have any questions about financial matters for carers, don’t hesitate before contacting us: 

1. Llŷn

2. Caernarfon and surrounding area

3. Bangor and surrounding area

4. Eifionydd and North Meirionydd 

5. South Meirionnydd 



Direct payments for carers

Direct Payments enable people to make their own care arrangements. Instead of receiving services from the Council you can choose to get the money and buy services from elsewhere, giving you more choice and control and flexibility. 

Further information can be found on the GOV.UK website.

For further information about the Direct Payments scheme in Gwynedd, contact the Direct Payments Officer: