Attendance Allowance

Attendance Allowance helps with extra costs if you have a disability severe enough that you need someone to help look after you.

Attendance Allowance is paid at 2 different rates and how much you get depends on the level of care that you need because of your disability.

How much is Attendance Allowance?

You could get £61.85 or £92.40 a week to help with personal support if you’re both:

  • physically or mentally disabled
  • State Pension age or older

It does not cover mobility needs.

The other benefits you get can increase if you get Attendance Allowance.

You do not have to have someone caring for you in order to claim.

Attendance Allowance Rates

Attendance AllowanceRates 2021 to 2022 (£)Rates 2022 to 2023 (£)
Higher rate£89.60£92.40
Lower rate£60.00£61.85

Attendance Allowance Claim Form

Where to post your Attendance Allowance Form?

Send the completed Attendance Allowance form to:

Freepost DWP Attendance Allowance

You do not need a postcode or a stamp to post the form.

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