Covid-19 Funeral Assistance - FEMA

Address

***Online & Phone Only***
Oakland, CA 94607

(844) 684-6333

www.fema.gov/disasters/coronavirus/economic/funeral-assistance

Description:

Offers funeral cost reimbursement to people who lost loved ones to COVID. The maximum reimbursement offered through FEMA will be $9,000 per burial. In order to apply, you will need to provide documentation that includes a funeral contract, receipt , and more. The program will begin on April 12, 2021.

Handicap Accessible?

No

Is Shelter?

No

Date of Official Change:

May 5, 2021

Geographies Served

  • Serves All Areas

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

***Online & Phone Only***
Oakland, CA 94607

Mailing

1111 Broadway, Suite 1200
Oakland, CA 94607

Phone Numbers

Main Number

(844) 684-6333

TTY

(800) 462-7585

Accessibility:

Not applicable

Description

Offers funeral cost reimbursement to people who lost loved ones to COVID. The maximum reimbursement offered through FEMA will be $9,000 per burial. The program will begin on April 12, 2021. Website has extensive details.

Hours

Monday-Friday, 9am - 9pm EST

Required Documents

Official death certificate that attributes the death directly or indirectly to COVID-19 and shows that the death occurred in the United States, including the U.S. territories, and the District of Columbia. Funeral expenses documents (receipts, funeral home contract, etc.) that includes the applicant’s name, the deceased person’s name, the amount of funeral expenses, and the dates the funeral expenses happened. Proof of funds received from other sources specifically for use toward funeral costs. Program cannot duplicate benefits received from burial or funeral insurance, financial assistance received from voluntary agencies, government agencies, or other sources.

Eligibility

Death must have occurred in the United States, including the U.S. territories, and the District of Columbia. Death certificate must indicate the death was attributed to COVID-19. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, non-citizen national, or qualified alien who incurred funeral expenses after January 20, 2020. There is no requirement for the deceased person to have been a U.S. citizen, non-citizen national, or qualified alien.

Fees

None

Intake Procedure

Call to complete application with a FEMA representative

Languages

Website available in multiple languages.

Service Area

Nationwide

Geography Served

    If a location is greyed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete coverage are listed in black.

    Serves all areas

Telephone Numbers

Number:
844-684-6333
Type:
Main Number
Name:
Main Number
Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (PB-0900) and related services within the Service Tree.

Description

Offers funeral cost reimbursement to people who lost loved ones to COVID. The maximum reimbursement offered through FEMA will be $9,000 per burial. The program will begin on April 12, 2021. Website has extensive details.

Hours

Monday-Friday, 9am - 9pm EST

Required Documents

Official death certificate that attributes the death directly or indirectly to COVID-19 and shows that the death occurred in the United States, including the U.S. territories, and the District of Columbia. Funeral expenses documents (receipts, funeral home contract, etc.) that includes the applicant’s name, the deceased person’s name, the amount of funeral expenses, and the dates the funeral expenses happened. Proof of funds received from other sources specifically for use toward funeral costs. Program cannot duplicate benefits received from burial or funeral insurance, financial assistance received from voluntary agencies, government agencies, or other sources.

Eligibility

Death must have occurred in the United States, including the U.S. territories, and the District of Columbia. Death certificate must indicate the death was attributed to COVID-19. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, non-citizen national, or qualified alien who incurred funeral expenses after January 20, 2020. There is no requirement for the deceased person to have been a U.S. citizen, non-citizen national, or qualified alien.

Fees

None

Intake Procedure

Call to complete application with a FEMA representative

Languages

Website available in multiple languages.

Service Area

Nationwide

Geography Served

    If a location is greyed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete coverage are listed in black.

    Serves all areas

Telephone Numbers

Number:
844-684-6333
Type:
Main Number
Name:
Main Number
Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (NT-8900) and related services within the Service Tree.

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