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Death Certification/Burial Arrangements

Programs that investigate and establish the cause of death in prescribed situations; help people dispose of the personal property of a family member or friend who has died; or provide funeral services and/or arrange for the shipping, interment, entombment, scattering or release of the remains of a person who has died.

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Burial/Cremation Expense Assistance

Thru: Federal Emergency Management Agency

Eligibility:
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.

Federal Emergency Management Agency

500 C Street SW, Room 316
Department of Homeland Security
Washington, DC

Hours:
M-F 9:00AM-9:00PM ET

Thru: New York State Office of Victim Services

Eligibility:
Call for information.
Languages:
Sign language. Spanish.
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New York State Office of Victim Services

80 S Swan Street, 2nd Floor
AE Smith Building
Albany, NY

Thru: Monroe County Department of Human Services

Eligibility:
Funeral being arranged cannot cost more than $7,000, additional financial guidelines apply. Call or walk-in for information. Applicants who are determined eligible will recieve a supplemental burial assistance grant to assist with the cost of the burial.
Languages:
Spanish

Coroner Services

Thru: Monroe County Department of Public Health

Eligibility:
None.
Languages:
Spanish
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Vital Records Office

740 East Henrietta Road
Rochester, NY

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