Important FEMA Funeral Assistance Update

FEMA will begin accepting applications for Funeral Assistance on Monday, April 12  through our dedicated call center. The following number will be used for those applying: 844-684-6333. Our Funeral Assistance website has been updated ( with this information.
Remember that the application period does not open until April 12. In the meantime: 


  • Gather your documentation now – Being prepared will help the application process go as smoothly as possible.
  • Patience when applying – High call volume is expected in the first days of the program. There is currently no end date to the application period, and FEMA will ensure each applicant is treated with empathy and respect.