Bereavement Support


Help With Funeral Costs

You could get a Funeral Expenses Payment (also called a Funeral Payment) if you get certain benefits and need help to pay for a funeral you’re arranging.  To find out if you are eligible for support and how to claim click the button below to go to the Government website or call their Bereavement Service helpline 0800 151 2012
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Children's Funeral Fund

Losing a child is something no one wants to think about.  As a Family Funeral Director's, We do not charge professional fees and will work with you to support you.  There are some fees that are beyond our control and there is help that can be found through the Government Website and also the Child Funeral Charity, the links to both can be found by clicking the buttons below.

Support For Child Funeral Costs Child Funeral Charity

SAIF Care, our commitment to you at a time of need

As part of our commitment to caring for bereaved families, we have teamed up with the National Society of Allied and Independent Funeral Directors (SAIF) to offer further support and advice to people experiencing grief.

As a member of the trade association, SAIF Care allows us to provide our clients with exclusive access to a free bereavement care helpline and an online chat service, both of which are staffed by trained bereavement specialists.


The SAIF Care team is there to offer a listening ear and give reliable information about a range of help and services available near you.

Each person’s bereavement journey is unique and there’s no right or wrong way to grieve. If you feel that you are struggling following the death of someone close, please contact us and we will be able to assist in getting you the support you need.

For further details about this service please contact us on 01543 677494 or click here to be directed straight to SAIF Care.


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When you feel the time is right you can contact us on 01543 677494 and or use our contact form.
We offer a 24 hour service, 365 days a year so rest assured we are always here for you.

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Established in 1997, Middleton & Wood Funeral Directors are an independent third generation family business who pride ourselves on giving each funeral our personal touch.

We are a family funeral directors based in Burntwood serving Burntwood, Lichfield, Hammerwich, Alrewas, Fradley, Yoxall, Longdon, Kings Bromley, Handsacre, Hamstall Ridware and surrounding areas.

Middleton & Wood is an Independent family owned and run business Registered Company No. 12599851 Owned by Mrs S. Mortimer

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