Burial Assistance - Montrose County Department of Human Services


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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.
LocationMontrose County
Geographical AreaMontrose County
Public Transportationwww.allpointstransit.com
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, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (administration hours)
Specific Hours: Also by appointment
Contact Information
Contact's Phone (970) 252-5000
Physical Site Address 1 1845 S TOWNSEND AVE
Physical Site City, State, Zip MONTROSE, CO 81401
Main Phone (970) 252-5000 (administration)
TDD Phone (800) 659-2656 (or dial 711)
Fax (970) 252-5060
Web Address http://www.co.montrose.co.us/107/Health-Human-Services
Additional Information
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Montrose County Department of Human Services
Affiliated Program: 1845 S TOWNSEND AVE
This Service: Burial Assistance - Montrose County Department of Human Services
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Burial/Cremation Expense Assistance (PB-0900)