April 22, 2021 10:29 EST

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FEMA COVID-19 Funeral Assistance

FEMA is now accepting applications for funeral reimbursement up to $9,000 for those who died from COVID-19 and it is listed on their death certificate.

SEE FEMA’s FAQs »

FEMA’s policy is set to provide financial assistance for funeral expenses incurred after Jan. 20, 2020 for deaths related to coronavirus (COVID-19) to help ease some of the financial stress and burden caused by the pandemic.

To apply, call the COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Line Number >>> 844-684-6333

No online applications will be accepted. When you call, it should take about 20 minutes to apply.

You may qualify if:

  • You are a U.S. citizen, non-citizen national, or qualified alien who paid for funeral expenses after January 20, 2020, and,
  • The funeral expenses were for an individual whose death in the United States, territories or the District of Columbia, may have been caused by or was likely the result of COVID-19.

(FEMA POLICY: COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Individuals and Households Program Policy (Interim) FEMA Policy FD 104-21-0001)

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Transitional Housing – Apartments Program for Veterans

Operation Homefront’ s Transitional Housing – Apartments Program provides rent-free apartments for veterans who have honorably discharged within the past 4 years. Apartments are located in Newark, DE and New Castle, DE. New apartments will be posted as they become available.

To be eligible:

  • Veteran, with or without family within 4 years of discharge
  • Veteran within 200 miles of Home of Record preferred
  • Veteran with honorable discharge (to include general under honorable conditions)
  • Veteran who is not eligible for retirement pay

See flyer below.

Apply Now »

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Host a FREE Energy Conservation Workshop

Would you like to host a FREE Energy Conservation Workshop for your group and/or community?

Energize Delaware’s Home Energy Counseling & Check-up Program is offering FREE VIRTUAL ENERGY CONSERVATION WORKSHOPS. Now, via ZOOM, Energize Delaware is able to bring this fun and educational workshop directly to your tablet, cellphone or computer devices.

The 45 minute – 1 hour workshop will include information about DIY (do-it-yourself) energy conservation measures and tips for the household. The workshop also provides information about energy-saving resources/programs and about available rebates for energy efficient home improvements.

Each household in attendance can complete a survey after the workshop to receive one FREE Weatherization Kit ($50 value) mailed to their home.

HOST A WORKSHOP! Virtual workshops can be scheduled as a standalone event or incorporated into an existing event or meeting. This is available to hosts from community and non-profit groups including PTOs, houses of worship, schools, civic associations, community groups, non-profit organizations, etc.

Find out more about upcoming workshops or how to host a workshop »

Find out more about energy efficiency programs in Delaware »

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