Bereavement Guide

by Dundee City Council

Money Advice, End-of-life Care

A practical guide to help you through this difficult time and assist you in making informed decisions. It will explain the various steps involved in dealing with the practicalities of bereavement and direct you to agencies which will be able to offer assistance at this sad time.

The guide will firstly explain how to register a death and what documentation you will be given.

It will then explain how to arrange a funeral and what your options are. It will also give you contact details for undertakers in the local area.

It will explain what state benefits may be available to the surviving family and what assistance is available with funeral costs.

The guide also contains advice on your rights and responsibilities related to Dundee City Council housing and the Council Tax.

Finally the Guide offers advice on how to deal with essential repairs to family property which may have fallen into a state of disrepair and explains the Council garden maintenance scheme.


Last updated 17 Sep 2018, 4:22 p.m.

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