FEMA released the policy guidelines on COVID-19 COVID-19 Funeral Assistance on March 24, 2021.
FEMA will begin accepting applications for funeral assistance on Monday, April 12th through their dedicated call center. In the meantime, people who have COVID-19 funeral expenses are encouraged to keep and gather documentation (if families paid for cremation services earlier and are waiting to hold funeral services, the families will need to gather documentation for ALL expenses before applying for assistance because they can only apply once).
COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Line Number
Applications begin on April 12, 2021
844-684-6333 | TTY: 800-462-7585
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday
8 AM to 8 PM Central Time