Burial Assistance - Ouray County Department of Social Services

177 Sherman Street

 
Data Provided By
Western Colorado 2-1-1 - WC 211
General Information
Description of ServiceProvides financial assistance to help pay for funeral and burial expenses for Mesa 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.
LocationOuray County
Geographical AreaOuray County
Facility/ADA AccessFull access
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.
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Administration Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, closed on major holidays
Specific Hours: Service hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
 
Contact Information
 
Contact's Phone (970) 626-2299
Physical Site Address 1 177 Sherman Street
Physical Site Address 2 Suite 104
Physical Site City, State, Zip Ridgeway, CO 81432
Mailing Address 1 PO Box 530
Mailing City, State, Zip Ridgeway, CO 81432
Main Phone (970) 626-2299, Administration
TDD Phone (800) 659-2656
Fax (970) 626-9911
Web Address http://ouraycountyco.gov/153/Social-Services
 
Additional Information
SourceMesa
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Ouray County Department of Social Services
Affiliated Program: 177 Sherman Street
This Service: Burial Assistance - Ouray County Department of Social Services
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Burial/Cremation Expense Assistance (PB-0900)