Frequently Asked Questions
Can FCA pay for my loved one's funeral?
Sorry, we don't have the funds to pay for people's funerals, BUT ideas about where to find money and reduce costs to nearly nothing are on our "Need $ TODAY" page.
What is the least expensive funeral home in my area?
The list the police, hospice or hospital hand you is often incomplete. We have seen that list specifically leave off the cheapest mortuary in our county.
To price shop at-a-glance using our price survey on our home page on this site. Click on the section of the state you live in.
Even if the specific service you want is not listed you can tell which funeral homes charge less, and if their prices are presented in a clear and ethical manner.
Will you help me do a family-directed funeral?
All the info you need is on our DIY page. We can also consult by phone to offer support and encouragement. We love to hear from you anytime, and especially of your success after!
I called & left a message but it's been several hours and I really need help now. What should I do?
Please call us again in case we haven't noticed there is a message waiting. Also Joyce welcomes texts. Please try again We volunteer from home so don't hesitate to call in the evenings or on weekends.
How did you get involved with funeral consumer advocacy?