Who is this section for?
Anyone who has recently been bereaved.
What does it cover?
Information about benefits for people who have been
bereaved, who can claim them, how much you can get, how to apply,
and where to go for further help.
How to use this section
The left-hand navigation bar gives you a
comprehensive list of the contents of this section. Click
on the links to go to each page. Some key
benefits are also are described in the boxes below.
Weekly benefit for widows, widowers or surviving civil
A one off payment for widows, widowers or surviving civil
For widows, widowers, or surviving civil partners who have a
dependent child or are pregnant.
If you are getting certain benefits, you may be able to claim a
Funeral Payment from the Social Fund to help cover funeral
costs you are responsible for.
Links to organisations that can provide further information and
advice on bereavement issues.
Turn2us Benefits Calculator
Use our simple Benefits Calculator to find out how
much you could claim.