To Access Funds Available
You must submit an application to the County Department of Social/Human Services where the deceased individual resided. You can locate the county office online.
The deceased must have been a recipient of Aid to the Needy Disabled, Aid to the Blind, Colorado Supplement, Old Age Pension, or Medicaid while they were alive; and:
The total cost for the funeral/burial/cremation cannot exceed $2,500. The maximum contribution from the Burial & Cremation assistance program will be reduced by the decedent’s estate. The County Department of Social (Human) Services will determine whether any funds are available from the decedent’s estate or from legally responsible persons that will reduce the Burial & Cremation assistance program benefit.
The maximum reimbursement depends upon the program from which the decedent received benefits.