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October 1, 2013 - September 30, 2014
The Department of Public Welfare will provide payment for burial and cremation services on behalf of eligible individuals.
Who is eligible for this service?
Eligibility for assistance with burial costs is determined by the local county assistance offices (CAOs).
To receive payment, a funeral director must be registered as a provider with DPW. A funeral director may register by contacting:
Department of Public Welfare
Toll Free: 1-800-537-8862, option 1
Additional information on eligibility rules and payment, may be found at: Office of Income Maintenance (OIM) Manuals.