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FEMA COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Program

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is providing financial assistance for families who have lost a loved one due to COVID-19 after January 20, 2020. We strongly encourage all families who have lost a loved one due to COVID-19 to read the information provided by FEMA and accessible through the following links. We suggest you read all of the information provided on both of these links.


Funeral Assistance FAQS

COVID-19 Funeral Assistance  


The two links above will provide you with all of the information you need to apply for assistance. Should you have further questions we suggest you contact FEMA directly at 844-684-6333 | TTY: 800-462-75858


BEWARE OF SCAMS (The following information is taken directly from the FEMA website).

Q:  Will FEMA contact me to ask for personal information to apply?

A:  FEMA will not contact you unless you have already called FEMA and applied for COVID-19 Funeral Assistance. Do not disclose information such as the name, birth date, or Social Security Number of any deceased individual during an unsolicited telephone call or e-mail from anyone.

Phone calls from FEMA may come from an unidentified number. If you doubt a caller is legitimate, hang up and report it to the COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Helpline at 844-684-6333 or the National Center for Fraud Hotline at 866-720-5721.


Q:  Will FEMA contact me to ask for personal information to apply?

A:  FEMA will not contact you unless you have already called FEMA and applied for COVID-19 Funeral Assistance. Do not disclose information such as the name, birth date, or Social Security Number of any deceased individual during an unsolicited telephone call or e-mail from anyone.

Phone calls from FEMA may come from an unidentified number. If you doubt a caller is legitimate, hang up and report it to the COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Helpline at 844-684-6333 or the National Center for Fraud Hotline at 866-720-5721.



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