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FEMA Covid-19 Funeral Assistance Program

Funeral Assistance Program

Beginning April 12, 2021, FEMA will provide financial assistance for those who qualify for COVID-19-related funeral expenses incurred after January 20, 2020 -- up to $9,000 for qualified funeral expenses. This is made available under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 and the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.

To watch a video to learn more about this program, please click HERE

Go to FEMA.GOV For Complete Information and to See if You Qualify

Click HERE For a Summary of the Program and What Documents are Needed

Follow These Steps to Get Assistance:

  • See if you qualify by referring to FEMA.GOV.
  • Gather all required documents.
  • Call FEMA at 1-844-684-6333 (TTY: 800-462-7585) from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. MT
  • AFTER contacting FEMA by phone, you may mail, fax or upload your documents to your account.
  • FRAUD Alert: There have been reports of scammers reaching out to people offering to register them for funeral assistance for a fee. FEMA has not sent any such notifications, and they do not contact people prior to them registering for assistance. Qualified individuals can apply for assistance completely free by following the steps above.

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