Burial Assistance - Garfield County Department of Human Services

195 W 14TH ST

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 Garfield 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.
LocationGarfield County
Geographical AreaGarfield 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.
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNone
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday, 9:00 - 5:00 pm
Specific Hours: Also by appointment
Contact Information
Contact's Phone (970) 625-5282 (Rifle office)
Physical Site Address 1 195 W 14TH ST
Physical Site Address 2 #A, #D
Physical Site City, State, Zip RIFLE, CO 81650
Main Phone (970) 625-5282 (Rifle office)
TDD Phone (800) 659-2656 (or dial 711)
Other Phone (970) 945-9191 (Glenwood Springs office)
Fax (970) 625-0927
Web Address https://www.garfield-county.com/human-services/index.aspx
Additional Information
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Garfield County Department of Human Services
Affiliated Program: 195 W 14TH ST
This Service: Burial Assistance - Garfield County Department of Human Services
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Burial/Cremation Expense Assistance (PB-0900)