Arranging a Funeral

St Peter St. Funeral Services help to ease the stress of arranging the funeral of your loved ones. If you require help in funeral arrangements, please contact our office and showroom based in Blackburn, Lancashire on 01254 680498

Once you have obtained the burial or cremation from the registrar, you can visit our office at 17 St Peter Street, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 2HH. From there the application for cremation or burial will be completed. We will also discuss the funeral arrangements such as who will conduct the service, if any there are any music requirement to be played at the service. If a cremation is chosen, we would discuss your wishes for the cremated remains.

We also offer home visits to discuss the funeral arrangements.

Once the funeral arrangements are completed, the Funeral Director will confirm the time and place of the funeral, and also deliver all appropriate documents to the crematorium or cemetery, collect the deceased and provide and deliver the coffin to the crematorium or cemetery.

Social Security Department of Works and Pensions (DWP) Funeral Payment

If you are eligible, you can apply for a Social Security Department of Works and Pensions (DWP) Funeral Payment. This covers the cost of the funeral directors services, the doctor’s certificate and the fees charged by the local authority responsible for cremation or burial.

For more information and to see if you are eligible please click here- Social Security Department of Works and Pensions (DWP)

How to Claim

You need to make a claim within 90 days by completing a Social Fund Form (SF200) – which is available here – Social Fund Form (SF200). You will need to include your invoice, funds are usually released within 28 days.