The state Burial Assistance Program provides cash assistance to eligible, low-income Colorado residents to help with the cost of a funeral, burial or cremation. Burial Assistance is available to individuals who were receiving, or were determined eligible, for one of the following programs at the time of death:
Aid to the Blind
Aid to the Needy and Disabled
Colorado Works/Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF)
Long Term Care
Health First Colorado and CHP+
Old Age Pension
If you do not meet the eligibility requirements for the state Burial Assistance Program, there is a Montrose County General Assistance Burial Program.
Burial Assistance is available to eligible individuals regardless of race, color, sex, national origin, and disability, religious, or political beliefs.
Visit us at 1845 S Townsend Avenue, Montrose. Hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.
You can also call 970-252-5000.
Please be able to provide the following:
Proof of residency of deceased individual
Proof of income/resources of deceased individual and spouse (or other legally responsible person) if applicable