Caledonia funeral aid is a charity owned operated social enterprise

Our vision is for a Scotland where everyone can afford a dignified funeral, personal to their needs.

We offer free support to members of the public who have experienced a loss, and those who work with recently bereaved people

Our team are compassionate, friendly and will help you for as long as it takes.

If you would rather speak to someone, then please do give our team a call on 03000 11 33 01 or email

How to arrange

Practical Guide to arranging a Funeral‎ and funeral choices

How to pay

What costs to expect, methods of payment, what help is available, and useful links

How to cope

Useful Links to Bereavement Groups and Services, managing grief, after the funeral

Call us or follow the link below if you can give anything yourself, or on behalf of someone you have lost.

Events and updates

Bereavement Grants Available

Bereavement Grants Available

Are you recently bereaved or work with people who are recently bereaved and experiencing financial hardship? Thanks to funding from the National Lottery Community Fund we have a number of grants available to support recently bereaved people who are on a low income or suffering due to the cost of living crisis. The grant can […]

BBC Radio Four Money Box interview

BBC Radio Four Money…

On Wednesday 24th May, our chair, John Halliday was invited on the BBC Radio 4’s Money Box programme to talk about the experiences of recently widowed people when faced with organising a funeral. He also spoke about the specialist support we provide to those who can’t afford a funeral. If you are recently bereaved and […]

Callout for Volunteer Funeral and Bereavement Guides

Callout for Volunteer Funeral…

Caledonia Funeral Aid is looking for compassionate and organised people to join our friendly team in providing practical and emotional support to recently bereaved people across Scotland. About us Caledonia Funeral Aid is a social enterprise owned and operated by the Scottish anti-poverty charity Community Renewal TrustOur vision is for a Scotland where everyone can […]

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*Caledonia Funeral Aid CIC is a social enterprise managed by Community Renewal Trust

 Caledonia Cremation is part of Caledonia Funeral Aid CIC – a social enterprise managed by Community Renewal Trust