Funerals with Social Fund Support

Funeral Payment Support

The Social Fund will pay for;

  • All necessary 3rd Party costs, for burial or cremation.
  • Travel for you to arrange and attend the funeral
  • £700 towards the funeral director’s fees & coffin

To apply for Funeral Payment support, you will need to fill in a SF200 form available from the government website.

Bereavement Benefit Support

There are bereavement benefits available to the partner of the deceased, they are;

  • A one off payment of up to £2,000
  • A weekly allowance for one year

To apply for Bereavement Benefit Support, you will need to fill in a BB1 form available from the government website.

All support is subject to meeting specific criteria, please call for more information.