A Carer is anyone who cares, unpaid, for a friend or family member who due to illness, disability, a mental health problem or an addiction cannot cope without their support.
Financial support for carers
You may be entitled to a Carer’s Allowance is £62.10 a week to help you look after someone with substantial caring needs. You don’t have to be related to, or live with, the person you care for.
To check your eligibility and apply visit GOV.UK's Carer's Allowance page (external link)
Help for carers
If you are a Carer you may be able to get help from Newham council.
Please use the link above for further information.