Useful Contacts - General

Have a look at the list of contacts we've compiled below, which you may find useful.

Age UK

The UK’s largest charity working with and for older people. Age UK provide advice, enable independence and combat loneliness.

www.ageuk.org.uk

0800 169 6565

Alzheimer's Society

Alzheimer's Society do everything they can to keep people with dementia connected to their lives and the people who matter most.

www.alzheimers.org.uk

0300 222 11 22

Carers UK

Carers UK provide protection for carers by giving expert advice, information and support, connecting carers and campaigning.

www.carersuk.org

0808 808 7777

Citizens Advice

Free, impartial, confidential and independent advice in person or by phone to help with legal, money and other problems.

www.citizensadvice.org.uk

03444 77 20 20 – Wales

03444 111 444 – England

The Department for Work and Pensions - GOV.UK

The Department for Work and Pensions is responsible for welfare, pensions and child maintenance policy. It administers the State Pension and a range of working age, disability and ill health benefits.

www.dwp.gov.uk

0800 88 22 00

HM Courts & Tribunals Service

HM Courts & Tribunals Service is responsible for the administration of criminal, civil and family courts and tribunals in England and Wales.

www.hmcourts-service.gov.uk

0845 456 8770

The Law Society (England and Wales)

‘Find a Solicitor’ is a free service for anyone looking for information about legal services in England and Wales.

solicitors.lawsociety.org.uk

0207 424 1222

Mind

Mental health charity, Mind, provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.

www.mind.org.uk

0845 766 0163

Office of the Public Guardian - GOV.UK

Office of the Public Guardian protects people in England and Wales who may not have the mental capacity to make certain decisions for themselves, such as about their health and finance.

www.justice.gov.uk/about/opg

0300 456 0300

Solicitors for the Elderly

Solicitors for the Elderly is an independent, national organisation of lawyers who provide specialist legal advice for older and vulnerable people, their families and carers.

www.solicitorsfortheelderly.com

0844 567 6173

Useful Contacts - Bereavement

Have a look at the list of useful contacts we've compiled below, which you may find useful if you've experienced a bereavement.

Bereavement Advice Centre

The Bereavement Advice Centre offers support and advice on what to do after a death.

www.bereavementadvice.org

0200 634 9494

Bereavement Guide - HMRC

Online tool to help with tax, tax benefits and probate after a death.

www.hmrc.gov.uk/tools/bereavement

British Humanist Association

Visit the British Humanist Association website for help with non-religious funerals.

humanism.org.uk

Citizens Advice

Free, impartial, confidential and independent advice in person or by phone to help with legal, money and other problems.

www.citizensadvice.org.uk

03444 77 20 20 – Wales

03444 111 444 – England

Death & Bereavement - GOV.UK

GOV.UK website for reporting a death, wills, probate and Inheritance Tax

https://www.gov.uk/browse/births-deaths-marriages/death

Land Registry Services

The Land Registry will need to be informed regarding any change to the title of a property. For further information, visit the Land Registry's website.

www.landregistryservices.com/

Legal Aid - GOV.UK

Legal aid can help meet the costs of legal advice, family mediation and representation in a court or tribunal.

www.gov.uk/legal-aid

For civil legal advice: 0345 3454 345

National Association of Funeral Directors

Use this organisation to find a Funeral Director who is a member of NAFD.

http://www.nafd.org.uk

0845 230 1343

Probate and Inheritance Tax - HMRC

For guidance and information about inheritance tax.

www.gov.uk/inheritance-tax

For an application pack and to find out your local Probate registry office, telephone the HMRC Probate and Inheritance Tax Helpline on 0300 123 1072.

Tell Us Once - GOV.UK

Tell Us Once is a GOV.UK service that lets you report a death to most government organisations in one go.

www.gov.uk/after-a-death/organisations-you-need-to-contact-and-tell-us-once

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