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Bereavement Advice Centre

Bereavement Advice Centre


0800 634 9494            Mon to Fri, 9am - 5pm


  • Bereavement Advice Centre is a free helpline and web-based information service.

We give practical information and advice and signposting on the many issues and procedures that face us after the death of someone close.

Please feel free to call us if you want more information about anything you read here.

Call 0800 634 9494



Bereavement Advice Topics

Important checklists and people to contact. read more

Definitions, medical documents, procedures, and the Coroner's powers. read more

The registration process, dealing with assets, and people to inform. read more

Planning, the ceremony, documents, and what to do after the ceremony. read more

A guide to probate and the regional variations. read more

Financial support for those left behind, tax, and personal debt. read more

Advice for dealing with bereavement, helping others deal with grief, and information for professionals. read more

Wills, funerals, and end of life care. read more

Answers to common questions about personal representatives. read more

Register for the free service to inform commercial organisations of the death. read more

How to reduce unwanted mail to the deceased and reduce the risk of identity theft. read more

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