(Washington, DC) — FEMA is assisting with funeral expenses for those who die from coronavirus.
Starting today, FEMA is taking applications for a program offering as much as $9,000 to cover funeral costs for each victim.
Read the FEMA funeral expense policy here.
FEMA Administrator Bob Fenton said the agency is affirming its commitment to help with funeral and burial expenses “many families did not anticipate.”
More than a half million Americans have died from COVID and related illnesses since the pandemic began.
Click here for the application.
COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Line Number
Applications begin on April 12, 2021
844-684-6333 | TTY: 800-462-7585
Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday
9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Eastern Time
Call this dedicated toll-free phone number to get a COVID-19 Funeral Assistance application completed with help from FEMA’s representatives. Multilingual services will be available.