FEMA Funeral Assistance Program Opens on April 12

Apr 5, 2021 | Resources for Funeral Homes

Late on Thursday, FEMA announced that individuals will be able to begin applying for COVID-19 Funeral Assistance on April 12. The FEMA Funeral Assistance website has been updated with the phone numbers that families can call to begin the application process.

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 a.m. to 8 p.m. Central Time

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.

FEMA has compiled a list of FAQs regarding the program, its eligibility and documentation required. This and the full policy can be read on the FEMA website.
www.fema.gov/disasters/coronavirus/economic/funeral-assistance/faq

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