Bereavement Support: Get Help With Funeral Costs




Assalamu Alaykum,

KMA often manages and conducts ghusl and funerals for Muslim families in the locality and beyond. Although we provide our services for free, there are instances when a family may need financial support for their funeral needs. For this reason, we have provided some information on support that your family may qualify for.

Bereavement support

(1) There is a bereavement support of £2,500 lumpsum onetime payment from the government plus a monthly payment of £100 per month for 18 months, so a total of £4,300 by the govt through the DWP and it is quite easy to apply and available to mostly all qualifying people that do it in less than 48 hours.

To apply, either one can file the application online or the faster route is just to call the bereavement support line 08007310139 or 08001214433 option 3. The only information required is the name, DOB, N.I. number, date of death, address, bank sort code and account number, that’s all and within 20 minutes the application will be completed and filed by the call centre agent and the money will be in the account in less than 24 to 48 hours, if your application is qualified.

(2) There is also a funeral expenses reimbursement program, that is up to 60% of the actual cost of funeral that you spend will be reimbursed for which you need all supporting documents including the invoice from funereal directors. However, in order to qualify for this, either the deceased or their nearest kin (spouse, any of the surviving children etc) has to be on some kind of benefit such as universal credit, social housing, unemployment, child benefit and so on). To apply, one needs to call 08001214433 or 08009172222 or 08007310139 and they will guide it through.

Bereavement Service helpline
Telephone: 0800 731 0469
Welsh language: 0800 731 0453
Textphone: 0800 731 0464
Welsh language textphone: 0800 731 0456
Relay UK (if you cannot hear or speak on the phone): 18001 then 0800 731 0469
Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 3.30pm

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Assalamu alaykum,

As most of you are aware new lockdown rules has been announced by the Prime Minister that will possibly last until the end of January 2021.

Based on these new restrictions and for the safety of the community, Kingston Mosque will be closed until further notice starting from Duhr prayer on the 5th of January 2021.

To learn more, please read the official lockdown guidance by the government:

Finally, please do not forget to financially help the mosque, it has been a difficult year and these new restrictions will further put a strain on us. May Allah reward you all.

Kind regards,
KMA Management and Board of Trustees

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Assalamu Alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu,

It is with great news that we will be reopening the Masjid on Thursday 3rd of December 2020, starting with Fajr.

We will like to emphasize that in order to attend the prayers, you MUST comply with current government guidelines and wear a mask, as well as bring your own prayer mat and plastic bag to put your shoes inside in.

The community can now book a maximum of 2 places per person and no more. Please DO NOT book any spaces you will not use! Anyone attending the Friday prayer without a booked space is not guaranteed of a place.


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PLEASE NOTE: Reservations on have been disabled in line with lockdown rules.

The Mosque will be CLOSED after ISHA salah on Wednesday 4 November 2020.

There will be NO Jummu’ah prayers until further notice, however, English bayans will be live-streamed as was done in the previous lockdown.

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Assalamu alaykum!

Madrasah is now closed for the summer and will reopen again for online lessons on Monday 7th of September 2020.

Wondered what KMA’s Madrasah team did during the lockdown? Have a look at this short behind-the-scenes video:

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Assalamu Alaykum!

Eid has been declared for Friday 31 July 2020.

Due to restrictions imposed on places of worship Kingston Muslim Association will hold 5 Eid Salah’s.

Eid will be performed at the following times:
6.30 am
7.30 am
8.30 am
9.30 am
10.30 am


Please book your place before attending. Confirmation of reservation will be checked at the door. Please do not come if you have no reservation as you will be denied entry. Reservation can be done at
Please strictly abide by the following rules:

1) Wear a face mask at ALL times (except during prayer)
2) Use your own prayer mat
3) Plastic bag to put your shoes in and be placed next to you.
If you do not have a mask, mat and bag, you will be turned away.
4) Strictly NO children under 12.
5) NO congregating outside the Masjid. Kindly disperse after Eid salah is finished.
6) Be responsible when parking, DO NOT park in private spaces.

Please be advised that any aggressive behaviour towards any employee, volunteer or a member of the congregation is unacceptable and the offender/s will be asked to leave the Masjid.

Help us to safeguard the community and the Masjid.

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Asalaamu Alaykum,

As you are all aware the Masjid is now open for congregational prayers with certain strict guidelines. We would respectfully ask you to follow these in order to protect yourself, your fellow worshipper and your Mosque.

Children under 12 and those with underlying health conditions (flu symptoms or a runny nose etc) should not come to the Masjid. They will be turned away.

At the entrance, you will be requested to produce the following:

1. Your email confirmation on the phone. To obtain it, please click the following link: CLICK HERE and follow the steps.
2. Face Mask – which by law must be worn in the masjid (except during prayer)
3. Prayer Mat for your use
4. Plastic Shoe bag which must be placed next to you while praying


  • Place your prayer mat on the red marker
  • Ensure there is social distancing of ONE metre plus
  • After Jummah Salah is concluded, please leave quickly and quietly from your nearest exit in an orderly manner – Line by Line
  • No Sunnah or Naafil payers to be done
  • Please do not congregate outside and allow the mussallis who are waiting to enter for their prayer slot.
  • Watch the demonstrational video:






1st Jummu’ah –  Doors open at 12.50pm. Khutbah prompt at 1.10 pm
2nd Jummu’ah –  Doors open at 2.00pm. Khutbah at 2.10pm

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