Burial Assistance

The Burial Assistance Program provides financial assistance to eligible, low-income Jefferson County residents to help with the cost of a funeral, burial or cremation.


Burial Assistance requirements include:  

  • Individual must be a Jefferson County resident at the time of death.
  • Meet the income guidelines established for the program.
  • Personal identifying information of deceased individual such as Social Security number.
  • Estimate of funeral, burial or cremation expenses.


To apply:

  1. Download the application
  2. Complete application and be sure to save with information.
  3. Click this link to send the application back via secure email submission


  1. Enter your email address in the From box and type your email
  2. Attach the application by clicking on Add Attachment
  3. Enter the characters on the screen for security
  4. Click Send

4.  Note that if the worker needs to respond to you they will be sending you a secure email with their reply. This is an effort to help protect your information in this process.