Burial and Cremation Services

Dauphin County Assistance Office

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General Information
Description of ServiceThe Department of Public Welfare (DPW) will provide payment for burial and cremation services on behalf of eligible individuals.

* Individuals who received Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
* Individuals receiving cash benefits from DPW prior to death
* Individuals who were found eligible for cash assistance prior to death.
* Residents of nursing homes who received SSI or nursing home care payments prior to 1/1/1973, continuously to the present.

To receive payment, a funeral director must be registered as a provider with DPW. A funeral director may register by contacting 1-800-537-8862, option 1
Geographical AreaDauphin
Client Information
Eligibilityis determined by COUNTY ASSISTANCE OFFICEs
Hours of Operation Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 2 2432 North 7th Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Harrisburg, PA 17110
Mailing Address 1 P.O. Box 5959
Mailing City, State, Zip Harrisburg, PA 17110
Main Phone 717-787-2324
Hotline Phone 800-788-5616
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Dauphin County Assistance Office
Affiliated Program: Dauphin County Assistance Office
This Service: Burial and Cremation Services
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Burial/Cremation Expense Assistance (PB-0900)