Funeral Assistance Program

Maricopa County Residents in need could qualify for burial and cremation funeral assistance for the loss of a loved one. 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  1. Who is eligible to receive this benefit?

Low-income residents of Maricopa County can apply for the benefit for their next of kin. If no next of kin is able or willing to apply, in some instances, a friend or other responsible person can apply for Funeral Assistance Program benefits as long as the eligibility requirements are met.

  1. What is the benefit amount?
  1. What does the benefit cover?
  1. What is required to determine eligibility?
  1. Where do I apply?
  1. Is reimbursement permitted?
  1. Is there a residency requirement?
  1. Is documentation needed from the funeral home?
  1. Can I work with my local funeral home?
  1. Can I request this benefit for more than one person?
  1. How long does the payment process take?
  1. What is the registration process for funeral home providers?