National Insurance

The following information is taken from the National Insurance Scheme Website

Benefits – Funeral Grant

The funeral grant is $2,120.
It is payable:

  • On the death of an insured person, who was receiving or eligible for sickness benefit, maternity benefit, unemployment benefit, invalidity benefit or old age contributory benefit
  • If the spouse of an eligible insured person dies
  • Under any circumstance of death including death caused by an employment injury or an occupational disease

Who receives the funeral grant when an insured person dies?
The person who has paid the funeral expenses.

How is this determined? 

  1. The person who paid the funeral expenses must present a receipt in their name
  2. Only original receipts, NO COPIES.
  3. Original receipt showing  $1,000 or over.

Stipulations for payment

The grant is not payable if the deceased person was entitled to Non-Contributory Old Age Pension.  However, if the deceased:

  • had received or was eligible to receive an invalidity grant or an old age  contributory grant or
  • was the spouse of an insured person

To learn more visit the National Insurance Scheme Website.

Funeral NoticePlease note that the funeral for Marcellus Louis is on Thursday, July 15th, 2021 at 2:00 PM
Topic: Grieving Differently with COVID 19In this Social Work Season 2021 of Love and Loss ... Sunday March 21 takes us to a place of 'Loss'

'Ubuntu' I am because We are standing on the foundation built by Social Worker Legends. Much of today is being built on COVID 19. It has caused much delayed grief, new funeral arrangements and new fears to enter a funeral home or to touch a loved one.

To take us through this COVID 19 Grieving differently is Mr. Peter Griffith, Funeral Director of Lyndhurst Funeral Home.

Time: 5pm

Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 729 5677 5447
Passcode: 3setrz

Come and stay for the Social Worker love of a loved one.❤️
Rest well 😴

To Our Valued Families
& All Frontline Personnel

This year has been a challenging year forcing us to adapt to life in the midst of a global pandemic.

We can say, we did it, we’ve made it!!
We have been made stronger for what lies ahead.
Together we will make it in 2021.

Happy New Year from Team Lyndhurst

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