COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Information - Application Period Open

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Washington State Department of Social & Health Services

Aging and Long-Term Support Administration

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Click here for COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Document

Click here for Funeral Assistance Flyer PDF


Subject: COVID-19 Funeral Assistance - Application Period Open

FEMA Region 10 –  Alaska,  Idaho, Oregon, Washington

FEMA begins accepting applications for COVID-19 Funeral Assistance today and we want to make sure everyone in Region 10 has information about the program and understands how to apply.  We know some of you lost loved ones or friends to COVID-19 and may be eligible, or know someone who is, to apply for this assistance.  Please take a few minutes to review this information for yourself and/or share it with your friends and family who may be eligible.

The attached flyer has some of the critical information (eligibility, how to apply, etc.) and is being updated regularly with the latest information: COVID-19 Funeral Assistance |

To be eligible for funeral assistance, you must meet these conditions:

  • The death must have occurred in the United States, including the U.S. territories, and the District of Columbia.
  • The death certificate must indicate the death was attributed to COVID-19.
  • The applicant must be a U.S. citizen, non-citizen national, or qualified alien who incurred funeral expenses after January 20, 2020.
  • There is no requirement for the deceased person to have been a U.S. citizen, non-citizen national, or qualified alien.

COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Line Number

  • 844-684-6333 | TTY: 800-462-7585
  • Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Pacific Time