Funeral Resources

Consumer Information about the Funeral Industry

Casket & Funeral Supply Association
8707 Skokie Blvd.
Skokie, IL 60077
(847) 763-1541

Cremation Association of North America (CANA)
401 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611

Conference of Funeral Service Examining Boards
2404 Washington Blvd., Suite 1000
Ogden, Utah 84401
(801) 392-7771
Provides information on funeral service regulatory boards by state.

Federal Trade Commission
Correspondence Branch
Washington, D.C. 20580
For a free copy of the FTC guide “Caskets and Burials”

Federal Trade Commission
Consumer Response Center
Washington, DC 20580
TDD 202-326-2502

Funeral Consumers Alliance (FAMSA)
P.O. Box 10
Hinesburg, VT 05461

Funeral Service Educational Foundation
13625 Bishop’s Drive
Brookfield, WI 53005-6607

International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association
1895 Preston White Drive
Reston, VA 20191

National Funeral Directors Association
13625 Bishop’s Drive
Brookfield, WI 53005-6607
(800) 228-4332

Information on Death and Dying

Americans for Better Care of the Dying (ABCD)

Association for Death Education and Counseling (ADEC)
638 Prospect Ave., Hartford, CT 06105

Center to Improve Care of the Dying
The George Washington University

National Public Radio’s “Exploring Death in America” series

Compassion & Choices
P.O. Box 101810
Denver, CO 80250-1810

Grief Information



Funeral and General Information for Seniors

American Association of Retired Persons
AARP Fulfillment
EEO 1104
601 E St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20049
For free publications: Funerals and Burials: Goods and Services #D13496; and Prepaying Your Funeral? #D13188

Funeral and Burial Costs

Administration on Aging
Administration on Aging

Department of Veteran’s Affairs

Department of Veteran’s Affairs
Burial and Memorial Benefits

Social Security Administration


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