Below you will find links to information and advice about Government help towards burial and funeral cost .
- Funeral Expenses Payments, Budgeting Loans and UC Budgeting Advances are available for those claiming qualifying benefits.
- Bereavement-support-payments may also be used for funeral costs. These may be available for people under state pension age whose husband, wife or civil partner has died, depending on the National Insurance contributions made by the person who has died.
- The Children’s Funeral Fund administered by the Ministry of Justice (MoJ), also helps bereaved parents with the cost of burial or cremation, and makes a contribution towards the cost of a coffin.