Helpful links and documents




Useful Contacts and Links


Below is a list of some useful organisations and their websites to help you. If you can’t find what you are looking for or would like some advice, please contact us to help guide you to the information you need.


Child Death Helpline - A freephone service for all those affected by the death of a child: www.childdeathhelpline.org.uk Tel: 0800 282 986

Citizens Advice Bureau - For help on practical and legal matters and contacts for counselling, help and support: www.citizensadvice.org.uk


Compassionate Friends - For support after the death of a child www.tcf.org.uk

Coroner’s Society  - www.coronersociety.org.uk

Cruse Bereavement Care - For general information, counselling and support www.crusebereavementcare.org.uk  

SAIF's Funeral Advice - For independent & impartial guidance about the funeral process


Good Funeral Guide - An independent, not-for-profit information resource


Government's step by step Guide - What to do after someone has died


Human Tissue Authority - The regulator for human tissue and organs www.hta.gov.uk/guidance-public

Lesbian and Gay Bereavement Project - For support after the death of a partner. www.londonfriend.org.uk  Tel: 020 7833 1674

Levertons Tribute Garden www.levertons.muchloved.org/tributes

Natural Death Centre - Help, support, advice or guidance in planning a funeral www.naturaldeath.org.uk

The NHS Organ Donor Register - www.organdonation.nhs.uk


Probate Registry - For application for powers to process the will in England and Wales www.justice.gov.uk/courts/probate

SAIF - National Society of Allied and Independent Funeral Directors


Social Fund Funeral Expenses Payment for Adults - Help with funeral costs
Website download link

Support for inquests - Offering legal aid and support for those involved in inquests www.inquest.org.uk


Veterans Agency - Help with costs of simple funerals for those receiving war disablement pensions. www.veterans-uk.info

Veteran guide to financial & housing support


Will writing - Free will writing tool online with Beyond
Beyond website