Assistance for Final Expenses

Requesting Assistance for Final Expenses

Applicants requesting assistance with final funeral expenses can call or come into the General Assistance office to start the application process. General Assistance office hours and staff availability are from 7:30 AM – 3:45 PM, Monday through Friday, except on holidays.

You must notify the funeral home that you are applying for General Assistance, as certain restrictions will apply.  

You will be asked to provide documentation to assess and verify eligibility, which may include, but is not limited to:

  • Proof of identification (Photo ID and Social Security Card or other documentation with social security number)
  • Income verification for the previous 30 days
  • Recent bank statements
  • Funeral home bill for $2,000