Helpful Links to Support Agencies


Agencies that may assist with FUNERAL COSTS

SuperCare SuperCare may be able to help you access your Superannuation to cover a broad range of costs, including Funeral expenses for an immediate family member
Department of Veteran Affairs DVA may be able to offer financial assistance to families for the funerals of eligible veterans
Insurance Commission WA ICWA may be able to offer financial assistance to families, whose loved one, is a victim of a road fatality


Agencies that may assist families with important information WHEN A LOVED ONE DIES

eClosure This organisation provides services to help grieving families find and close online assets of their deceased loved ones
Bereavement Support After the Death of a Loved One Helpful information provided by the Grief & Loss Advisory Council WA.
Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital Bereavement Booklet This organisation has produced a bereavement booklet that is designed to provide guidance, information and practical suggestions to family and friends after someone has died.
Death & Bereavement Australia This organisation provides Government information and support to help you when someone you love or care for, has died


Agencies that may assist families with FUNERAL PRE-PLANNING

Public Trustee The Public Trustee offers independent, professional trustee and asset management services to the WA community. These include, Will and Enduring Power of Attorney drafting, deceased estate administration, executor support, financial administration and trust management services. There is a cost structure for these services. However, on their website they provide important information to assist you to organise your affairs, and to help you understand why it is important to MAKE A WILL
Financial Care Services Advanced funding for funerals is encouraged by Centre link and DVA
Indigenous Paying for Funerals/ASIC’s Money Smart ASIC provide information and a series of publications to assist you with Funeral Planning


Agencies that may assist families SUPPORT A LOVED ONE

Public Advocate WA - Enduring Power of Attorney Enduring Power of Attorney is made whilst client is living and has capacity to make full legal decisions and ceases on death
Public Advocate WA - Guardianship in the absence of Enduring Power of Attorney Power of Attorney ceases when client becomes incapacitated (unable to make full legal decisions whilst living), and on death