Me and my family

I’ve suffered a bereavement

When you have suffered a bereavement it can be an emotional time and it is sometimes difficult to know what to do next.

The Government Tell Us Once service notifies libraries, electoral and council services, the tax office, DVLA, the Passport Office and HMRC.

  1. I need to register a death

    Find information on what to do when someone dies on our bereavement page.

  2. I would like bereavement support

    You can get free bereavement support through cruse.

  3. I need to arrange a funeral

    Advice on arranging a funeral can be found on the Government website.

  4. I need help with funeral costs

    To find out if you can get help with funeral costs, visit the government website.

  5. I am looking for cemeteries and crematoria

    The contact details for Yeovil crematorium can be found on the Yeovil crematorium and cemetery website.

  6. I would like to construct a memorial

    For information on memorials, see the Yeovil Crematorium and cemetery website.

  7. I would like advice on burials on private land

    Advice for burials on private land can be found on the Natural Death Centre website.

  8. I need advice as someone has passed away whilst overseas

    When someone dies overseas, the stress of bereavement can be made worse by having to deal with an unfamiliar system far from home. However, you can get help from the British authorities.

    More information can be found on the Citizens Advice website.

  9. I need to register a Stillbirth

    A stillbirth should be registered at a register office within 42 days.

    Information on how to do this can be found on the government website.

  10. I would like advice on public funerals

    It is our duty to arrange the funeral if a person has died and it appears that suitable arrangements are not being made by any other person.

    For more information, contact us.

  11. Useful links

    Find Yeovil Crematorium details.

    Find information on deaths and bereavement.

    For support contact the Samaritans.

    Find Money Advice.

    Find Debt Advice.

    For advice contact the Citizens Advice Bureau.

    To report the death of an individual to several banks, building societies and other financial firms via just one online form by visiting the death notification service.

    For advice on other things to consider following a death, visit Age UK.

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