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Support, advice and benefits after a death

When someone dies, you may need emotional support for coping with grief. You may also want practical advice about your finances and benefits.


We recommend that you apply for any benefits soon after the death. If you apply too late it may affect the amount you receive.

Support and advice

People and organisations who can help you get through the weeks, months and years following a death.

Bereavement counselling service

If you're over 60 or on a low income, you can access a free counselling service.