General Register Office

This website provides details on how to register a death

Children’s Funeral Fund

The Children’s Funeral Fund for England can help to pay for some of the costs of a funeral for a child under 18 or a baby stillborn after the 24th week of pregnancy.

It is not means-tested: what you earn or how much you have in savings will not affect what you get.

Help with funeral expenses

The government has a social fund that can in certain circumstances help with the costs of a
funeral, both at the cemetery and also with the funeral director’s charges. Please click on
the link, which will take you to the government website that has further details and from
which you can download copies of the form that needs to be filled in.

Stillbirth And Neonatal Death Charity (SANDS)

This charity supports anyone affected by the death of a baby and promotes research to
reduce the loss of babies’ lives.

Muslim Bereavement Support Service

The Muslim Bereavement Support Service is a non-profit organisation serving the Muslim
community by supporting them in times of grief after suffering bereavement.