Where to turn when someone dies
1. Bereavement Advice Centre
Practical support and advice on what to do after a death.
Tel: 0800 634 9494
2. DWP Bereavement Service
Advice on what to do with a person’s state pension and benefits when they die and the financial support available to the surviving relatives.
Tel: 0345 606 0265
(Textphone: 0345 606 0285)
(Welsh): 0345 606 0275
(Welsh textphone): 0345 606 0295
If you’re unsure about your legal rights and responsibilities, or how to navigate Probate, a good solicitor can be invaluable.
Find a solicitor near you
4. Funeral director
A good funeral director will guide and support on all aspects of arranging and paying for a funeral
Find a funeral director:
National Association of Funeral Directors (NAFD)
5. Other specialist support
Guidance on what the state requires when someone dies and the benefits available
- Citizens Advice
Free support online, over the phone or in person
- Money Advice Service
Free and impartial advice covering all areas of personal finance including money matters following a death