This new non-means tested fund is being established from 23rd July 2019 in England as part of the social fund.
It has no nationality or residence requirements. It will pay burial and cremation fees and other expenses for children under 18. It will also cover still born children after 24 weeks gestation.
Associated expenses for example for coffin, casket etc can also be paid but limited to what is considered reasonable. The funeral must take place in England.