Burial/Cremation Assistance

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Burial/Cremation Assistance

Burial, cremation and funeral costs can be very expensive. There are several agencies that offer burial assistance. Services typically include only the direct services related to the needs of the deceased such as casket, cross, funeral home services, freight/transportation for the deceased to be transported to the community to be buried. Each Organization has their own eligibility requirements. DO NOT ASSUME EXPENSES OR SERVICES WILL BE COVERED. Limits are set for specific services and reimbursement for purchase costs made may not be allowed.

The deceased must be tribally enrolled and have resided within the boundaries of the Bristol Bay Region for the past six consecutive months. 

BBNA has complied information for a THINGS TO CONSIDER booklet to help you prepare for someone who is terminally ill or after you have recently lost a family member, friend, or someone close to you. If you would like a copy of this guide, please feel free to print from this link and/or ask your case worker.

We strongly encourage you to make contact with them as soon as possible.

For more information, contact the BBNA Workforce Development 477 General Assistance Case Worker at (907)842-2262 or Toll-free 1-888-285-2262.

DOWNLOAD WFD BURIAL/CREMATION ASSISTANCE APPLICATION (print & fill out)

DOWNLOAD WFD BURIAL/CREMATION ASSISTANCE APPLICATION (pdf fillable & e-sign)

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