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FEMA to Begin Accepting Applications for COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Starting 4/12

Under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 and the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, FEMA will provide financial assistance for COVID-19-related funeral expenses incurred after January 20, 2020. Starting on Monday, April 12, FEMA will begin accepting applications for Funeral Assistance through a dedicated call center. Additional information on eligibility, required documentation, and how to apply can be found by clicking here. https://www.mass.gov/info-details/covid-19-funeral-assistance