Publication - Advice and guidance

What to do after a death in Scotland - practical advice for times of bereavement: revised 11th edition 2016 (web only)

Published: 16 Nov 2016
Directorate:
Justice Directorate
Part of:
Law and order
ISBN:
9781786522726

General information on what to do after someone dies in Scotland and about succession and inheritance law. See https://www.mygov.scot/bereavement-benefits/ for the latest information about benefits.

What to do after a death in Scotland - practical advice for times of bereavement: revised 11th edition 2016 (web only)
Part VI. Useful Addresses

Part VI. Useful Addresses

Age Scotland
Causewayside House
160 Causewayside
EDINBURGH
EH9 1PR

Helpline 0845 125 9732
E-mail: info@agescotland.org.uk
Website: www.ageuk.org.uk/scotland

Brake
The Road Safety Charity
PO Box 548
Huddersfield
HD1 2XZ

Brake Care helpline for road crash victims: 0845 603 8570
E-mail: helpline@brake.org.uk
Website: www.brake.org.uk

Citizens Advice Scotland
A list of your local Citizen Advice offices can be found on the website.
Website: www.cas.org.uk
Telephone: Citizen Advice Direct 0808 800 9060

Cruse - Bereavement Care Scotland
Riverview House
Friarton Road
Perth
PH2 8DF

Telephone: General 01738 444 178
National Phoneline: 0845 600 2227
E-mail: info@crusescotland.org.uk
Website: www.crusescotland.org.uk

General Register Office for Scotland
New Register House
3 West Register Street
Edinburgh
EH1 3YT

Telephone: 0131 334 0380
Website: www.nrscotland.gov.uk

Playfair House
6 Broughton Street Lane
Edinburgh
EH1 3LY

Telephone: 0300 302 0680
Website: www.humanism-scotland.org.uk

HM Revenue & Customs Trusts & Estates, Inheritance Tax
Ferrers House
Castle Meadow Road
Nottingham
NG2 1BB

Telephone: Inheritance Tax Helpline 0300 123 1072
Website: www.gov.uk/inheritance-tax/overview
(For information on inheritance tax and forms)

The Law Society of Scotland
144 Morrison Street
Edinburgh
EH3 8EX

Telephone: 0131 226 7411
Website: www.lawscot.org.uk
Email: lawscot@lawscot.org.uk

Macmillan Cancer Support
89 Albert Embankment
London
SE1 7UQ

Telephone: 0808 808 0000
Website: www.macmillan.org.uk

The Miscarriage Association
17 Wentworth Terrace
Wakefield
WF1 3QW

Telephone: Helpline 01924 200 799
(Staffed: Mon-Fri 9.00am-4.00pm)
E-mail: info@miscarriageassociation.org.uk
Website: www.miscarriageassociation.org.uk

The National Archives of Scotland
HM General Register House
2 Princes Street
Edinburgh
EH1 3YY

Telephone: 0131 535 1314
Email: enquiries@nas.gov.uk
Website: www.nas.gov.uk

National Association of Funeral Directors
618 Warwick Road
Solihull
B91 1AA

Telephone: 0121 711 1343
E-mail: info@nafd.org.uk
Website: www.nafd.org.uk

Queen's and Lord Treasurer's Remembrancer Office
Scottish Government Building
1B-Bridge
Victoria Quay
Edinburgh
EH6 6QQ

Telephone: 0844 5613899
E-mail: coqltr@copfs.gsi.gov.uk
Website: www.qltr.gov.uk

The Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society (SANDS - Lothians)
Craiglockhart Centre
177 Colinton Road
Edinburgh
EH14 1BZ

Telephone: 0131 622 6263
E-mail: info@sands-lothians.org.uk
Website: www.sands-lothians.org.uk

Scottish Cot Death Trust
5th Floor, 5B (Main Building)
West Glasgow Ambulatory Care Hospital
Dalnair Street
Glasgow
G3 8SJ

Telephone: 0141 357 3946
E-mail: contact@scottishcotdeathtrust.org
Website: www.scottishcotdeathtrust.org

The Scottish Government
Civil Law and Legal System Division
St Andrew's House
Regent Road
Edinburgh
EH1 3DG

Telephone: 0131 244 3581

You can also view the most up-to-date version of this booklet online at https://www2.gov.scot/Topics/Justice/law/damages/succession

Waverley Care (Information on HIV and Hepatitis C)
3 Mansfield Place
Edinburgh
EH3 6NB

Telephone: 0131 558 1425
E-mail: contact@waverleycare.org
Website: www.waverleycare.org

Voluntary Health Scotland
Mansfield Traquair Centre
15 Mansfield Place
Edinburgh
EH3 6BB

Telephone: 0131 474 6189
E-mail: mail@vhscotland.org.uk
Website: www.vhscotland.org.uk

Winston's Wish (support for bereaved children)
Winston's Wish Head Office
17 Royal Crescent
Cheltenham
GL50 3DA

Telephone:
General Enquiries 01242 515 157
Helpline (Freephone) 0808 802 0021
E-mail: info@winstonswish.org.uk
Website: www.winstonswish.org.uk


Contact

succession@gov.scot