FEMA has released some information as it relates to COVID-19 and financial assistance in funeral costs. For additional information please use the links below.
COVID-19 Funeral Assistance
Under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021, and the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, FEMA will provide financial assistance for funeral costs specifically related to Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) for funeral expenses at 100 percent federal cost share. (FEMA.gov)
4/5/2021 Update from FEMA's Website:
FEMA will begin accepting applications for Funeral Assistance on Monday, April 12th through our dedicated call center. In the meantime, people who have COVID-19 funeral expenses are encouraged to keep and gather documentation.
COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Line Number
844-684-6333 | TTY: 800-462-7585
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Central Time