NEWTON — With the implementation of FEMA’s COVID-19 Funeral Aid application course of action, Bennett Funeral Services offers its assistance to the people it served after Jan. 20, 2020, who consider they might be eligible to utilize for a reimbursement. FEMA will start out accepting apps on April 12.
Any relatives who paid out funeral expenditures for a beloved 1 whose result in of demise was decided to be “COVID related” could be eligible to implement for a reimbursement (as lengthy as the fees have been incurred after Jan. 20, 2020).
Kyle Bennett, funeral assistant at Bennett Funeral Assistance, explained, “Bennett Funeral Assistance staff customers have attended the FEMA COVID-19 Funeral Assistance training presented by the Nationwide Funeral Administrators Association (NFDA) as a result, we are well prepared to support you with gathering the required documentation for completing the FEMA software system, these as ordering copies of a death certificate or offering copies of receipts or contracts showing the costs you incurred.”
“We want to support our families in each way doable — ahead of, for the duration of, and immediately after the funeral,” reported Robbie Bennett, operator at Bennett Funeral Company. “We’re grateful to be ready to support our households in this way.”
To find out a lot more about FEMA’s COVID-19 Funeral Help software and software course of action, you can get hold of FEMA directly at 844-684-6333 (TTY: 800-462-7585) or go to the FEMA internet site www.fema.gov/disasters/coronavirus/financial/funeral-assistance.