We understand that all of the news coverage and concerns regarding the COVID-19 virus can raise a lot of questions regarding funerals. We want you to know that Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., is still here to assist you 24-hours a day, 7-days a week. Arrangements are now being made via phone and email with our staff of licensed funeral directors for the safety of your family and ours. We are taking every precaution while still providing you and your loved ones the same compassionate and professional care you have to come to expect from us.
Under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 and the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, FEMA is providing financial assistance for COVID-19 related funeral expenses incurred after January 20, 2020.
How to Apply
COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Line Number
Applications begin on April 12, 2021
Hours of Operation:
Call this dedicated toll-free phone number to get a COVID-19 Funeral Assistance application completed with help from FEMA's representatives. Multilingual services will be available.
Get answers to frequently asked questions about the application process on our Funeral Assistance FAQ page.
If you use a relay service, such as your videophone, Innocaption or CapTel, please provide your specific number assigned to that service. It is important that FEMA is able to contact you, and you should be aware phone calls from FEMA may come from an unidentified number.