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  • What is a Funeral Payment?

    A Funeral Payment is to help with funeral costs that you are responsible for if you’re on a low income and need help to pay for a funeral you’re arranging. How much you get depends on your circumstances and if you qualify. You do not have to repay a funeral payment, althoug...

  • Can I get a Funeral Payment?

    You qualify for a Funeral Payment if you, or your partner, are getting one of the following benefits:Income Supportincome-related Employment and Support Allowanceincome-based Jobseeker’s AllowancePension Credit (guarantee or savings credit)Housing Benefit  Working Tax Credit ...

  • How much Funeral Payment will I get?

    There is no fixed sum for a Funeral Payment. A Funeral Payment can cover: Necessary burial or cremation fees The cost of documents needed for the release of the money, savings and property of the person who has died Part of the cost of moving the body to a place of rest (if i...

  • How do I claim a Funeral Payment?

    You must claim a Funeral Payment within six months of the funeral taking place. DWP Bereavement Service: Tel: 0800 731 0469 Textphone: 0800 731 0464 Tel: 0800 731 0453 (Welsh) Textphone: 0800 731 0456 (Welsh). Download a claim form from the Gov. UK website (link opens in n...

  • How do I challenge a Funeral Payment decision?

    If you disagree with the decision made on your Funeral Payment claim you can ask for a written statement of reasons. If you still believe the decision is wrong, for example due to incorrect information being used, you can ask for it to be looked at again, and/or appeal. The t...

  • What is Widowed Parent's Allowance?

    Widowed Parent's Allowance is a weekly benefit for widows, widowers, or surviving civil partners, who were bereaved before 6 April 2017, and have a dependent child or are pregnant. There is no time limit for claiming Widowed Parent's Allowance after the death of your spouse o...

  • Can I get Widowed Parent's Allowance?

    If your husband, wife or civil partner died before 6 April 2017 and you had a dependent children together under the age of 19 (or 20 if you are still getting Child Benefit for them), or are pregnant with your husband's baby, you may be able to get Widowed Parent's Allowance. ...

  • How much Widowed Parent's Allowance will I get?

    Widowed Parent's Allowance is made up of a basic allowance which depends on your late husband, wife or civil partner's national insurance contributions (unless they died because of an industrial injury or disease). In some cases, an additional payment based on your late husba...

  • How do I claim Widowed Parent's Allowance?

    If you meet the conditions of entitlement on the 'Can I get Widowed Parent's Allowance?' page, there is no time limit for claiming Widowed Parent's Allowance after the death of your spouse or civil partner. DWP Bereavement Service: Tel: 0800 731 0469 Textphone: 0800 731 046...

  • How do I challenge a Widowed Parent's Allowance decision?

    If you disagree with the decision made on your Widowed Parent’s Allowance claim you can ask for a written statement of reasons. If you still believe the decision is wrong, for example due to incorrect information being used, you can ask for it to be looked at again, and/or ap...