Struggling to pay for a funeral can impact everything, from mental health to debt management.
If your clients are on a low income and finding it difficult to pay for a funeral, we might be able to help.
Where to start?
Review our guidance on helping people avoid the debt and distress of funeral expenses.
If they need further assistance, advise them to contact Down to Earth directly or complete a referral request on their behalf.
We are only able to provide 1:1 support when a funeral has not yet taken place. If a funeral has already happened please use our guide.
Funeral information and guidance
Funeral costs worry many people, however there are various ways you can keep costs down and sources of funding you can explore to get the help you need, even if the funeral has already happened.
Training for professionals
As well as accepting referrals to our service, we provide training for professionals to ensure you can support clients or staff at this difficult time.
Our team are experts in the practical and financial issues faced by bereaved people, and can bring the knowledge and skills behind our award winning service to your organisation.
"DOWN TO EARTH HAS MADE A HUGE DIFFERENCE FOR THE FAMILIES THAT WE REFER.
We refer people knowing that the project will be professional and helpful. Down to Earth has the expertise and the contacts that we as social workers don’t have. This means that they are able to give good support and sound advice."
EAST LONDON SOCIAL WORKER