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Funeral Expenses

Funerals can be expensive. Check where the money for the funeral will come from before making the final arrangements, otherwise you might have to bear all or some of the cost yourself.

The cost can be met from:

Funeral Payments from the Social Fund

You may be able to get help if you or your partner is receiving:

You need to fill in the form, ‘Funeral payments from the Social Fund’ which is available from Jobcentre Plus.

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Telephone: 01856 873535

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