Association of Green Funeral Directors

An organisation which can help you find a funeral director in your area with eco-friendly funeral options.
0330 221 1018  

The Buddhist Society

The Buddhist tradition is very diverse and there is no single funeral service or ritual common to all Buddhists. The Buddhist Society may be able to advise or suggest local contacts who are able to help with organising Buddhist funeral services.
020 7834 5858  

Child Funeral Charity

Financial support for families struggling to meet the cost of a child’s funeral. Applications need to be made before the funeral arrangements are finalised.
01480 276 088  

Funeral Choice

An organisation which offers advice around organising funerals, including a directory of local funeral directors. The website includes information around planning, attending and paying for funerals.
01983 754387 Directory

Search the Directory to find funeral celebrants wherever you live.

Humani (Northern Ireland)

The Humanist Association of Northern Ireland. It can provide a celebrant for a non-religious funeral.

Humanist Society Scotland

Find a humanist funeral celebrant in your area if you live in Scotland.
0300 302 0682  

Humanists UK

Humanists UK can help if you want a non-religious funeral ceremony. Find a celebrant in your area.
020 7324 3060  

Institute of Civil Funerals

The IoCF can explain what is involved in arranging a civil funeral, how to find a celebrant, the history of this form of ceremony and how funeral professionals can work with IoCF members.
014808 61411  

Local Funerals - Find Independent Funeral Directors in your area

Search to find an independent funeral director in your area. 1600 independents are listed, all members of the industry professional bodies SAIF or NAFD and deal with funerals for people of all faiths. Search by postcode or town and decide which to contact. All the funeral directors listed can be contacted 24/7. You can also call for advice on 0808 164 4214. Go to

Muslim Council of Britain

Contact the Council for advice on Muslim funeral ceremonies and customs.
0845 26 26 786  

National Association of Funeral Directors

Find a registered funeral director near you or get some advice about organising a funeral.
0121 711 1343  

National Society of Allied and Independent Funeral Directors

Find an independent funeral director in the UK.
0345 230 6777  

Natural Death Centre

If you’re looking for help, support, advice or guidance planning a funeral, either for yourself or for someone close to you, the Natural Death Centre Charity can help. The website includes a list of green burial sites and advice on woodland burials.
01962 712 690  

One Spirit Interfaith Foundation

A national organisation that can provide representatives to help plan tailor-made ceremonies, with or without a spiritual element.  

Quaker Social Action: Down to earth

Supports people to identify and arrange an affordable and meaningful funeral. They can do this over the phone or by email.
020 8983 5055  

United Synagogue

Offers advice and support for planning a Jewish funeral ceremony.
020 8343 6283  


Consumer rights research and comparison website including pre-paid funeral plans and other financial products.
029 2267 0000