Practical Steps

Practical Steps

This page has links to step-by-step guidance on what to do if you have been bereaved.

Experienced support workers at the Sussex Bereavement Helpline can talk to you about the tasks that need to be completed after a death, including registration of the death, arranging a funeral, or informing other people and organisations. Call 0300 111 2141 Monday to Friday 8.00am - 5.00pm

The gov.uk website has practical, step-by-step guidance on what to do when someone dies.

The West Sussex County Council Bereavement Guide covers what to do when someone dies - where to go, who to contact and what action needs to be taken. Advice includes deaths that happen at home or at hospital, and how the Tell Us Once service works.

Bereavement Advice Centre supports and advises people on what they need to do following a death. Their website is organised into topics, including probate and legal procedures, personal representatives, and money and tax issues.

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