Public assistance is available through FEMA for funeral costs for those who have passed due to COVID-19. This assistance is eligible to any U.S. citizen who has paid for a funeral after January 20th, 2020 with documentation that the cause of death was or was suspected to be COVID-19.
There is no online application, but applicants can apply via a 20 minute phone call to FEMA’s Public Assistance Hotline: 844-684-6333 | TTY: 800-462-7585. As of right now, there is no deadline to apply. Required information and documentation can be found in the F.A.Q. link below.
Red Cross Virtual Family Assistance Center or call 833-492-0094
Disaster Distress Hotline or call 800-985-5990