The death of a spouse or a child is a time of great sadness. It can also be a time of great financial hardship.
Centrelink can offer extra help through this difficult time. A surviving partner may be entitled to receive a lump sum payment of up to three consecutive payments.
Am I entitled to any Assistance?
Other allowances that you may be entitled to from Centrelink are:
- Help for single pensioners
- Help when a child dies
- Carers allowance payment
- Help for married pensioners
- Widowed person pension assistance
- Women over 50’s assistance
You may also be entitled to other assistance from the following:
- Insurance Companies
- Superannuation Funds
- Credit Card Companies
- Department of Veteran Affairs
- Private Health Funds
- Mortgage Finance Companies
Financial assistance may be available to help with the cost of funeral arrangements.
Ask our funeral directors for more information.