Citizens Advice Bureau
For help on practical and legal matters and contacts for counselling, help and support. Look in your telephone directory for your local office or visit www.adviceguide.org.uk in England and Wales, www.cas.org.uk in Scotland or www.citizensadvice.co.uk in Northern Ireland.
Cruse Bereavement Care
For general information, counselling and support. Tel: 0800 731 4044 or visit http://www.cruse.org.uk/
Lesbian and Gay Bereavement Project
For support after the death of a partner. London Friend, 86 Caledonian Road, London N1 9DN. Tel: 020 7833 1674.
For support after the death of a child. 53 North Street, Bristol BS3 1EN. Tel: 0345 123 2304 or visit www.tcf.org.uk.
National Association of Funeral Directors
Members must follow their code of practice. 618 Warwick Road, West Midlands B91 1AA. Tel: 0845 230 1343 or visit www.nafd.org.uk.
The Society of Allied and Independent Funeral Directors
They have a code of practice for members to follow. 3 Bullfields, Sawbridgeworth, Herts CM21 9DB. Tel: 0345 230 6777 or visit www.saif.org.uk.
Help with costs of simple funerals for those receiving war disablement pensions. Norcross, Blackpool FY5 3WP. Tel: 0800 169 2277 or visit www.veterans-uk.info.
Natural Death Centre
For information about alternative and environmentally friendly funerals and committals. In the Mill House, Watley Lane, Twyford, Winchester SO21 1QX. Tel: 01962 712690 or visit www.naturaldeath.org.uk.
British Humanist Association
Information about non-religious and secular funeral services. 1 Gower Street, London WC1E 6HD. Tel: 020 7079 3580 or visit www.humanism.org.uk.
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
For a licence for a sea burial. DEFRA, Marine Environment Branch, Room 132, Nobel House, 17 Smith Square, London SW1P 3JR. Tel: 0345 933 5577 or visit www.defra.gov.uk.
National Association of Memorial Masons
Holds a database of names of local monumental masons for tombstones and memorials. Castle Mews, Rugby, Warwickshire CV21 2XL. Tel: 01788 542264, Fax: 01788 542276, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.namm.org.uk.
For application for powers to process the will in England and Wales: Tel: 0845 30 20 900 or visit www.justice.gov.uk/courts/probate.
The General Register for Scotland
New Register House, 3 West Register Street, Edinburgh EH1 3YT. Tel: 0131 334 0380 or visit www.gro-scotland.gov.uk.
HM Revenue & Customs
For help with tax issues. HMRC Capital Taxes, Ferrers House, PO Box 38, Nottingham NG2 1BB. Tel: 0845 30 20 900 or visit www.hmrc.gov.uk.
The NHS Organ Donor register. NHS Blood and Transplant, Organ Donation and Transplant Directorate, Fox Den Road, Stoke Gifford, Bristol BS34 8RR. Tel: 0300 123 2323 or visit www.organdonation.nhs.uk.
Terrence Higgins Trust
Support for HIV and AIDS.
314-320 Gray's Road, London WC1X 8DP. Tel: 0808 802 1221 or visit www.tht.org.uk.
Support for inquests - Offering legal aid and support for those involved in inquests. 89-93 Fonthill Road, London N4 3JH. Tel: 020 7263 1111 or visit www.inquest.org.uk.
Gives details of addresses of regional offices. Tel: 03002 220 000 or visit www.gov.uk/browse/driving/passports-travelling-abroad.
Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency
DVLA, Swansea SA99 1BY or visit www.dvla.gov.uk.