Late-yesterday, FEMA announced that individuals will be able to begin applying for COVID-19 Funeral Assistance on April 12. The FEMA Funeral Assistance website has been updated with the phone numbers that families can call to begin the application process.
COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Line Number
844-684-6333 ● TTY: 800-462-7585
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. CT
Up-to-date information about the FEMA COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Program can be found on the FEMA Funeral Assistance Page in NFDA’s COVID-19 Information Hub.
Update - April 12, 2021: The hotline families can call to begin the application process for FEMA COVID-19 Funeral Assistance opened today. As a result, FEMA is experiencing a high volume of calls and individuals may encounter a busy signal or longer-than-normal wait times. If families call you with concerns about not being able to speak to a FEMA representative, please remind them there is no deadline to apply for funeral assistance. FEMA asks for patience so they can give each caller the care and attention they deserve.