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Our Assistance Program Mission
To provide quality funeral guidance, information and services, to those families not eligible for  a full contract payment by the government and most affected by financial stress or low income.

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 Funeral Assistance Program

with the South Australian Government


    1. To obtain a Full Government funeral assistance Contract,
    telephone FAP (The Government funeral assistance program) on the number below and they will send you an application form, and provide you

    with any further information or
    assistance that you require:

Tel: 1300 762 577

    Or, if you prefer, contact your local

Families SA office.

2.  To obtain After-the-Event funeral

    assistance, telephone your local Families
    SA Office and ask for a Financial
    Counselling appointment.
    Take with you to the appointment a
    copy of our Signature Funerals original funeral account,
    and information about any payments made to date and supporting documentation.


    Funeral Assistance Program
    Department for Families and Communities
    GPO Box 292
    ADELAIDE SA 5001
    Tel: or 1300 762 577
    Fax: 8226 7047

 Bereavement Payment


    Bereavement Payment helps make it easier for you to adjust to changed financial circumstances after the death of your partner or your child, or someone you cared for.
    Bereavement Payment is generally for people already getting an eligible payment from Centrelink or the Department of Veterans’ Affairs.
    for guidance simply fill out and submit your online form found Here and we will call you directly.
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How to apply for Signature funeral services assistance and guidance.

  • If you have not already made arrangements for the funeral with a private funeral director, download the Funeral Assistance Program brochure. You can complete a request for funeral assistance form or ring the Funeral Assistance Program on 1300 762 577 or 8226 6789.
  • If you have already received an account for funeral expenses from a funeral director which has not yet been fully paid, you should contact your nearest Families SA district centre  and arrange a financial counselling appointment. You will need to provide a copy of the original funeral account and details about any payments made to date.

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