Burial Assistance - Denver Human Services (DHS)

Denver Human Services (DHS)

Data Provided By
Mile High United Way - MHUW
General Information
Description of ServiceProvides financial assistance to help pay for funeral and burial expenses for Denver County decedents. Applicants for burial assistance must qualify financially, either because the decedent did not leave sufficient funds for funeral and burial expenses and their family members are either financially unable to provide for such expenses or cannot be contacted within a reasonable time.
LocationDenver County
Geographical AreaDenver County
Facility/ADA AccessYes
Intake ProcedureCall to make an appointment; in most cases, an appointment will be scheduled for the same day. Eligibility will usually be determined within 24 hours.
Intake RequirementsApplicants will need to provide the following information when calling:
- Decedent’s Social Security number
- Decedent’s date of birth
- Decedent’s date of death
- Name of the desired mortuary and/or cemetery
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish
EligibilityApplicants for burial assistance must qualify financially; the assets and resources of the deceased and all responsible parties will be considered when determining eligibility.
Fees or Charges
Fee AmountsNone
Hours of Operation Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Wednesday (By Appointment Only)
Contact Information
Contact's Name Cherie Mabben
Contact's Position Contact
Contact's Phone (720) 944-4DHS (4347) (Burial Assistance Information Line)
Physical Site Address 1 1200 Federal Blvd
Physical Site City, State, Zip Denver, CO 80204
Main Phone (720) 944-4DHS (4347) (Customer Service)
Fax (720) 944-3096
Web Address https://www.denvergov.org
Additional Information
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Denver Human Services (DHS)
Affiliated Program: Denver Human Services (DHS)
This Service: Burial Assistance - Denver Human Services (DHS)
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Burial/Cremation Expense Assistance (PB-0900)