Below are a few helpful resources for funeral programs, blogs, products and resources.
The US Navy's Burial At Sea Program
Complete information on the US Navy's program for interring sailors at sea. Free for Veterans Honorably discharged.
Funeral Consumers Alliance
The FCA is a nonprofit charity focused on protecting the rights and interests of consumers.
An online guide for finding cremation services providers throughout the United States.
TSA Traveling with Human Cremated Remains - What you need to know
A Good Goodbye
Gail Rubin's blog about "funeral planning for those who don't plan to die." Always an interesting read.
Green Burial Council
Information about eco-friendly and environmentally sustainable death care and funeral options.
Cremation Association of North America
Cremation-centric information and links to various aspects of the death care industry.
Not being able to afford to pay for a funeral doesn’t mean there aren’t options.
You can research, below by State are the agencies that might be able to offer assistance and guidance.
State Assistance: Contact departments
CT – Dept of Social Services
DC – Dept of Human Services
MA – The Commonwealth of MA
MD – Dept of Human Resources
ME – General Assistance Program
NH – NH Welfare Dept
NJ – Dept of Human Services
NY – Human Resources Dept
PA – Dept of Public Welfare
RI – RI General Public Assistance
VA – Health & Human Services
VT – Agency of Human Services
WV – Dept of Health & Human Resources