Burial Assistance - El Paso County Department of Human Services

El Paso County Department of Human Services

 
Data Provided By
Pikes Peak United Way - PPUW
General Information
Description of ServiceProvides assistance with payment of funeral, cremation, and/or expenses for the deceased, if the deceased was receiving public and/or medical assistance benefits at the time of death and meets requirements.
LocationEl Paso County
Geographical AreaEl Paso County
Facility/ADA AccessFull Access
Intake ProcedureWalk in to obtain burial assistance application Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., or call for more information.
Intake RequirementsBring an invoice of services from an established provider and verification of resources (if applicable) for the responsible persons as of the date of death.
 
Client Information
GenderEither
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish, Interpretation Services
EligibilityDeceased individual must have been receiving public and/or medical assistance benefits at the time of death, and meet the following requirements:

- The estate of the deceased is insufficient to pay reasonable expenses
- The persons legally responsible for the support of the deceased are unable to pay because of insufficient resources
- The total cost of the funeral, cremation, and/or burial cannot exceed $2,500
- The deceased individual must meet verification requirements for the program they were receiving at the time of death
- An application for burial benefits must be provided to the county office within a year from the date of death
- An invoice for services provided must be provided in order to pay the burial expense
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNo
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Contact Information
 
Contact's Phone (719) 636-0000
Physical Site Address 1 1675 Garden of Gods Road
Physical Site Address 2 3rd Floor
Physical Site City, State, Zip Colorado Springs, CO 80907
Main Phone (719) 636-0000
TDD Phone (800) 659-2656
Web Address https://humanservices.elpasoco.com/assistance-programs/#1513039928967-342ce7b6-8de6
 
Additional Information
SourcePPUW
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: El Paso County Department of Human Services
Affiliated Program: El Paso County Department of Human Services
This Service: Burial Assistance - El Paso County Department of Human Services
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Burial/Cremation Expense Assistance (PB-0900)