We may be able to help by arranging a funeral in the following circumstances:
- if the deceased was a resident and died in the borough of Cheshire West and Chester and
- there are no relatives or friends able to pay for the funeral and
- there is no insurance plan to cover the funeral costs and
- no instructions have been issued yet to a funeral director.
Where to find help
You may be able to claim funeral expenses payment (also called a funeral payment) if you get certain benefits and need help to pay for a funeral you’re arranging. To find out more contact the Bereavement Service helpline Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm.
- Telephone: 0800 731 0469
- Textphone: 0800 731 0464
The adviser will also help you claim any other bereavement benefits you might be entitled to.
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