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Gov. Uk. Help With Funeral Cost

Type of service:
Advice And Support
Address:
COUNTRYWIDE
Telephone number:
0845 606 0265
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Service description:
To get a Funeral Payment you must be responsible for the funeral and:

- claim in time
- get certain benefits or tax credits
- meet the rules on your relationship with the deceased

You must apply within 3 months of the funeral. You can make a claim even if you’re waiting for a decision on a qualifying benefit.

You must be one of the following:

- the partner of the deceased when they died
- a close relative or close friend of the deceased
- the parent of the still-born baby
- the parent of the deceased child, if they were under 16 (or under 20 and not in full-time education)

You (or your partner) must get one of the following:

- Income Support
- income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance
- income-related Employment and Support Allowance
- Pension Credit
- Housing Benefit
- the disability or severe disability element of Working Tax credit
- one of the extra elements of Child Tax Credit
- Universal Credit

You can claim the Funeral Payment:

- by post - send form SF200 to your local Jobcentre plus
- by phone
Cost:
Contact provider for details
Age range:
0 - 99 years
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Eligibility criteria:
  • Bereaved Of Family Member Or Close Relative
Referral route:
  • Self Referral
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