Immediate Concerns

Help With Funeral Costs

For help and advice on whether or not you may be eligible for assistance towards the cost of a funeral, it is advised to contact your local Job Centre Plus Office on 0345 604 3719 . Below are brief guidelines to assist you and the qualifying benefits that may allow you to obtain help :

Help will be offered towards the cost of a funeral if –

You or your partner are getting one of the following qualifying benefits or entitlements :

  • Income Support
  • Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance
  • Income related Employment and Support Allowance
  • Pension Credit
  • Housing Benefit
  • Council Tax Benefit
  • Working Tax Credit which includes a disability or severe disability element
  • Child Tax Credit at a rate higher than the family element.

Visit www.gov.uk/funeral-payments/eligibility for full information on how to get help with funeral costs.

David & Adele Gallagher. Dip.FD

“We recognise that all families have differing needs, and it is our aim to offer options with clarity and transparency. As an independent family business, we will offer support and guidance through the difficult time of bereavement”.

 

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