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Bereavement

At a difficult time, it is important to have an understanding of what financial help you can get. If you are married, or in a civil partnership, and your partner dies, you may be able to get help.

Find out about a one off lump sum bereavement payment.

There are other benefits you can get if you are on a low income or have dependent children.

Claiming Bereavement Support Payment

How to apply for Bereavement Support Payment, which you might get if your husband, wife or civil partner died on or after 6 April 2017.

Bereavement benefits before 6 April 2017

Payments available if your spouse or civil partner died on or before 5 April 2017.