Bereaved benefits and support

Widowed Parent’s Allowance

Widowed Parent’s Allowance is a regular payment you may be able to get on top of Child Benefit if you are bringing up any children and your husband, wife or civil partner has died.

 

Guardian’s Allowance

Guardian’s Allowance is a regular payment you may be able to get on top of Child Benefit if you are bringing up any children whose parents have died.

 

Bereavement Allowance

Bereavement Allowance is regular payment you may be able to get for up to 52 weeks if your husband, wife or civil partner died when you were aged between 45 and the state pension age, and you are not bringing up any children.

 

Survivors Benefits

Survivors Benefits (including War Widow(er)'s Pension) include one-off and regular payments you may be able to get, whatever age you are, if your spouse or partner died as a result of service in HM Armed Forces.

 

Bereavement Payment

Bereavement Payment is a payment you may be able to get if your spouse or partner died while either you were under State Pension age, or they were not entitled to a State Pension.

 

Funeral Payment

Funeral Payment is a payment you may be able to get if you are arranging a funeral and are on a low income.

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