FEMA to offer COVID-19 Funeral Assistance

Under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 and the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will provide financial assistance for COVID-19-related funeral expenses incurred after January 20, 2020. FEMA will begin to implement this assistance in April, and assistance is intended to assist with expenses for funeral services and interment or cremation.

The agency is currently working to set up a dedicated toll-free phone number that can be used to apply for funeral assistance.  Continue reading “FEMA to offer COVID-19 Funeral Assistance”