SAIF is pleased to provide the following free publications for you to download:


A Church near You – An online directory of churches in the church of England. The site includes a ‘Parish Finder’ facility, which allows a user to enter their postcode to find out which parish they live in.

Bereavement Register – Can help reduce the amount of direct mail sent to a deceased person’s address, stopping painful daily reminders.

British Institute of Funeral Directors – The professional body for funeral directors. Founded in 1982.

British Institute of Embalmers – The oldest professional body in funeral service offering training and qualification to embalmers.

Child Bereavement UK – Provides access to support and information when a child is grieving or a child dies.

Church of England Funerals – A useful guide to organising a funeral, going to a funeral and thinking ahead to your own funeral.

Cruse – Cruse Bereavement Care exists to support people after the death of someone close.

Dept of Work and Pensions(DWP) – Help with funeral payments for those on a low income.

Federation of Burial and Cremation Authorities – The Trade Association for Local Authority owned crematoria and cemeteries in the UK.

Golden Charter Pre-Paid Funeral Plans – The National Society of Allied and Independent Funeral Directors recommends the Golden Charter pre-paid plan.

NHS Organ Donor Register – Find out how you can make your wishes known.

SAIFInsure – Professional help for all your insurance requirements.


Please contact us for any help or advice you require. Arrangements  outside these hours can be made by contacting us.

Tynedale House

Stanhope Road
South Shields
NE33 4TB
Tel : 0191 455 0904
Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm
Saturday 10am – 12 noon.

Victoria House

Prince Consort Road
NE31 1BE
Tel : 0191 428 1018
Monday – Friday 11.30am – 2.30pm

Palmer House

70 Ellison Street
NE32 3HX
Tel: 0191 489 0717
Monday – Friday 10am – 3pm