Useful links

The following websites may prove helpful in the period after someone dies
 
Action Fraud

To report fraudulent activity or a scam.
Tel: 0300 123 2040
Email: contact@actionfraud.police.uk
Web: www.actionfraud.police.uk/report_fraud

Beautiful Tribute

Beautiful Tribute is a completely free online memorial and obituary website.
Web: beautifultribute.com

 
Bereavement Benefit

To claim for Bereavement Benefit, you need to contact Job Centre Plus on the number below.  Alternatively, follow the gov.uk link below for information.
Tel:  0345 606 0265
Web: https://www.gov.uk/bereavement-allowance/how-to-claim

 
Brake Charity

A charity supporting bereaved families of victims of road accidents.
Tel: 0845 603 8570
Email: helpline@brake.org.uk
Web: www.brake.org.uk/

CIFAS Protective Registration Service

The UK's fraud prevention service can help if you suspect someone's personal details are being used fraudulently.
Web: www.cifas.org.uk/contact_us_form

Citizens Advice Bureau

Advice on handling wills and estates.
Web: www.adviceguide.org.uk

Civil Ceremonies Ltd

Whether you're looking for a celebrant to conduct your ceremony, training to become a celebrant, or ceremony-related stationery and products, Civil Ceremonies offers a nationwide service.
Tel: 0845 004 8608
Email: info@civilceremonies.co.uk
Web: www.civilceremonies.co.uk

Counselling Directory

The confidential online support network of UK counsellors and psychotherapists.
Tel: 0844 8030 240
Web: www.counselling-directory.org.uk

Cruse Bereavement Care

Emotional support, counselling, advice and information.
Tel:  0844 477 9400
Email: helpline@cruse.org.uk
Web: www.crusebereavementcare.org.uk

Department of Work & Pensions

Web: www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-work-pensions

Dying Matters

National coalition aimed at changing public perception of death and dying.
Web: www.dyingmatters.org

 
Friends and Relations

FREE online memorial service to create a dedication page for a sadly missed loved one.
Tel: 01872 226800
Email: info@friendsandrelations.com
Web: www.friendsandrelations.com/html/display.php

Funeral Guide

The UK's online funeral resource. Web: https://www.funeralguide.co.uk 

Gov.uk

Government advice on what to do after a death.
Web: https://www.gov.uk/after-a-death/overview

The Grief Journey

Help information resource for grieving people.
Email: info@griefjourney.com
Web: www.griefjourney.com

Information Commissioner's Office

Responsible for regulating and enforcing the access to and use of personal information.
Tel: 0303 123 1113
Web: www.ico.org.uk

London Friend - Lesbian & Gay Bereavement

A voluntary organisation serving the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community with a Bereavement.
Tel:  020 7837 3337
Email: office@londonfriend.org.uk
Web: www.londonfriend.org.uk

Mailing Preference Service

FREE service supplied by the Direct Marketing Association to enable consumers to have their own names and addresses in the UK removed from lists used by the industry.
Web: www.mpsonline.org.uk

National Association of Widows

Information and support through local branches.
Tel:  024 7663 4848
Web: www.widows.uk.net

Probate & Inheritance Tax Helpline

Inland Revenue service offering advice on probate and inheritance tax.
Tel:  0845 30 20 900
Web: www.justice.gov.uk/courts/probate/helpline

The National Bereavement Service

The National Bereavement Service provides free legal and practical advice and are on hand to talk you and your family through the steps of what to do when someone passes away. From registering a death to arranging a funeral, providing counselling, or from stopping unwanted mail to the legal side known as Probate. They can guide you and keep you on the right track.

Their trained bereavement experts are on hand to talk on 0800 0246 121 or go to www.theNBS.org  

The Road For You

Emotional support, counselling and advice for young people, part of Cruse Bereavement.
Tel:  0808 808 1677
Web: www.rd4u.org.uk

Royal Mail Redirection Service

Redirects all post to a new address upon application.
Web: www.royalmail.com/personal/receiving-mail/redirection

The Recovery Village

Helping people with grief, bereavement, and traumatic loss resources and addiction
Web: www.therecoveryvillage.com/co-occurring-disorders/grief/ 

The Samaritans 

Tel:  08457 90 90 90
Email: jo@samaritans.org
Web: www.samaritans.org.uk

Telephone Preference Service

Same service as the Mailing Preference Service but for telemarketing.
Web: www.tpsonline.org.uk