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CREMATION ASSISTANCE

Douglas County will consider providing financial assistance for the cremation of remains of any person who dies within the geographic boundaries of Douglas County or who has legal settlement in Douglas County.  Payments may be authorized to any mortuary  within Douglas County, if the estate of the decedent and/or financial resources of the responsible relative(s), as defined by Nebraska Statute 38-1425,  is/are insufficient to pay for the cost.

Call 402-444-6215 to receive additional information and/or to discuss eligibility with a staff person. 

Related Information

 Chapter 6 of Guidelines

State Statutes Concerning Burial/Cremation