FEMA is Now Accepting Applications to Reimburse Funeral Expenses for COVID-19 Deaths
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Under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 and the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, FEMA is providing financial assistance for COVID-19 related funeral expenses incurred after January 20, 2020.
Details on eligibility and how to apply, and an FAQ are at the following page:
There is also a dedicated toll-free phone number to get a COVID-19 Funeral Assistance application completed with help from FEMA's representatives. Multilingual services are available. Information below:
COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Line Number
Applications begin on April 12, 2021
844-684-6333 | TTY: 800-462-7585
Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Central Time