Do you need help to meet funeral costs?

Not everyone is in the position to be able to afford a funeral, to help the government offer a funeral expenses payment to eligible persons. We can help you to make a claim to this fund.

  • Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive.
  • Dalai Lama

Do I qualify?

You can get help towards the cost of a funeral if you or your partner are getting one of the following qualifying benefits or entitlements:

  • Universal Credit
  • Income Support
  • Income-based Job-seeker’s Allowance
  • Income-related Employment and Support Allowance
  • Pension Credit
  • Housing Benefit
  • Working Tax Credit which includes disability or severe disability element
  • Child Tax Credit at a rate higher than the family element

What kind of service do I get?

  • The highest standards of care, dignity and respect that are offered to all families
  • Our full support with all the arrangements, including help with the completion of the Social Fund Claim, and on the day of the funeral
  • Nothing to pay in advance of the funeral
  • No delay to the funeral taking place while the claim is processed
  • Subject to a successful claim, there will be little or nothing to pay

What is not included?

  • A church or other second venue prior to the cremation or burial
  • A hearse or limousines
  • Floral tributes
  • Order of service

“We are so grateful to Dawn & Lucy for helping us give Mum the funeral she deserved, when we thought this wasn’t going to be an option for us” Mrs W.

Get in touch

The Barn, Station Approach, Heathfield, East Sussex, TN21 8LG.

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When you’re ready to talk, give us a call on 01435 408650 (24 hrs)


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