Useful contacts during death and bereavement

Contact Telephone No Website (external link)
British Humanist Association 020 7079 3580
Citizens Advice Bureau 08444 111 444
Cruse Bereavement Care 0844 477 9400
Age UK (formerly Help the Aged) 0800 169 6565
Natural Death Centre 01962 712 690
Samaritans 08457 909090
SOBS (Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide) 0844 561 6855
Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society 020 7436 5881
War Widows Association of Great Britain 0845 2412 189

There is much more information available on-line including such sites as (external link) which offer help and advice including numbers of contacts for charities who may be able to help.

You may qualify for financial help. A booklet “What to do after a death in England and Wales” is available from your social security office, the Registrar, or your local Funeral Director. This is a very useful booklet, but please note that any claim you may be entitled to should be applied for within three months of the funeral.