THE deadline for unpaid carers to apply for a funding grant is at the end of the month.

The Omicron Support Funding is for unpaid carers who look after a family member or friend.

Payments of £500 are available or 50 hours of free respite is alternatively an option.

Applications must come through the Making Space or Barnsley Carers’ Service and there is one form to complete.

Email for an application form.

The deadline is March 31.