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Contact your council to find resources and support to help in times of bereavement.
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Contact your local council to see what bereavement services they offer in:
Check what to do if:
To stop or change benefits payments you can tell the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) about the death straight away.
The Tell Us Once service allows you to inform all the relevant government departments when someone dies.
You'll also need to tell banks, utility companies, and landlords or housing associations yourself.
You might be eligible for financial help.
Check if you can get:
Your tax, benefit claims and pension might change depending on your relationship with the person who died.
If your right to live in the UK depends on your relationship with someone who died you might need to apply for a new visa.
Check the rules if:
You might have to deal with the will, money and property of the person who's died if you're a close friend or relative, or the executor of the will.
Don’t include personal or financial information like your National Insurance number or credit card details.
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