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Care and carers FAQs
Q: How can I get a carer's assessment?
Q: What is Carer's Allowance?
Q: Do I qualify for Carer's Allowance?
Q: I help to care for my mother, what help is available for me?
Q: How can I access services for me and my child who has a disability?
Q: What are personal care services?
Q: Who can receive free personal care?
Q: How do I get a home care service?
Q: I am being abused. Who can help me?
You could speak to a health visitor, teacher, nursery worker, family doctor, social worker, police officer, children's reporter or any adult you feel you can trust.
You can also contact your local Social Work Offices, the Scottish Children's Reporter on 01698 543320 or Strathclyde Police on 01698 202538.
If you prefer, you can call Childline free on 0800 1111 at any time, to talk about any problem.
Q: What is Shared Care Services?
Q: Who can I speak to if I am having difficulty caring for my child and think I need help?
Q: What kind of help is available for carers?