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Finding support for financial & practical matters

If you are seeking advice/guidance on the practical matters that arise when someone dies, such as registering the death, arranging and paying for the funeral, benefits, wills, probate etc. you may find the following link useful. – click on to Government, Citizens and Rights.

Alternatively you can contact your local Jobcentre Plus to book an appointment for enquiries about financial help towards funeral expenses and general enquiries on bereavement benefits and allowances and the required form filling.

Walsall Jobcentre Plus - 0345 604 3719

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Other useful numbers

When a bereavement happens, you may find you need outside help. Here are some useful telephone numbers that may assist:

  • Citizens Advice Bureau 01922 700600
  • Ablewell Advice Walsall 01922 639700
  • Accord Age Matters 01922 638825
  • Social Services 01922 650000
  • Black Country Emotional Support Helpline 0808 802 2288
  • Relate 0121 643 1638
  • Domestic Violence 0300 111 7000