Organising the Funeral

Whoever arranges the funeral is usually responsible for meeting the costs. This can come from the deceased estate or funeral scheme he/she may have subscribed to.

If you are on a low income you may be entitled to financial help from the government's social fund. Please ask the Registration Staff, or your local social security office for form SF 200.

If the deceased has died in hospital, and you are not entitled to a funeral payment from the social fund and cannot afford to pay for a funeral, help may be available from the Bereavement Centre at King's Mill Hospital.

If necessary please seek advice before making any funeral arrangements.