Families who have lost loved ones during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic have been hit hard. For many, it has been an unimaginably painful time both emotionally and financially. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is providing reimbursement of funeral, interment, and cremation expenses for COVID-19 related deaths.
FEMA does not permit your Aaron-Ruben-Nelson funeral director to submit documentation on your family's behalf, but we can help you document funeral costs. If we have a copy of your loved one's death certificate, we can provide that to you, too.
Here is what else you need to know about eligibility and applying for reimbursement under the FEMA funeral assistance program.
The FEMA funeral reimbursement program provides:
To apply for FEMA Funeral Assistance, you must submit all of the following documents:
FEMA Funeral Assistance is intended to help with expenses for funeral services, cremation services and burial. Covered expenses include:
Contact ARN at (317) 873-4776, or email@example.com if you need an itemized list of funeral expenses.
FEMA will begin taking applications on Monday, April 12, via a toll-free number.
Applications cannot be submitted online. Multilingual services are available.
Not at this time.
If you are eligible for FEMA Funeral Assistance, you will get a check by mail or funds by direct deposit, depending on which option you choose when you apply.
To learn more, go to www.FEMA.gov.