FEMA COVID-19 Funeral Assistance


April 13, 2021

FEMA Funeral Assistance for COVID-19 began on April 12, 2021. While WVEMD handles most disaster grants for West Virginia, we do not have information regarding this type of assistance. For your convenience, we will post this information to our website and social media pages.

Media Inquiries

Contact the FEMA HQ News Desk at fema-news-desk@fema.dhs.gov and cc: femar3newsdesk@fema.dhs.gov.

Public Inquiries        

COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Line:  844-684-6333 | TTY: 800-462-7585

Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Eastern Time

FEMA is experiencing high call volume on the Funeral Assistance phone line, which is causing some technical issues.

Please try again later if you get a busy signal or your call does not connect.

There is no deadline to apply.

Contact Information

Lora Lipscomb, WVEMD Public Information Officer