Lakeshore CAP COVID-19 Assistance Programs

Lakeshore CAP COVID-19 Assistance Programs

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Lakeshore Community Action Program

Help for Residents Impacted by Loss of Income Due to COVID-19!

~MANITOWOC, SHEBOYGAN, DOOR & KEWAUNEE COUNTIES~

If you live in one of these counties and have been impacted financially by COVID-19, we have a variety of programs to help. Apply today! See our Pre-Screen Applications at: www.lakeshorecap.org. See individual news articles on each program.

Or follow links below:for each program you may be eligible for, depending upon your location and reason for loss of income: Click on the news article below each program for further information.


1. Wisconsin Emergency Rental Assistance (WERA) Program:

Info and eligibility at: https://lakeshorecap.org/wera-rental-assistance-program/


2. Mortgage and Water Utility Assistance Program for Homeowners and Renters:

Info and eligibility at: https://lakeshorecap.org/lakeshore-cap-mortgage-assistance-program/


3. Property Tax Assistance Program:

Info and eligibility at: https://lakeshorecap.org/lakeshore-cap-property-tax-assistance-program/

FEMA COVID-19 Funeral Assistance

FEMA COVID-19 Funeral Assistance

FEMA Offers COVID-19 Funeral Assistance


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The COVID-19 pandemic has brought overwhelming grief to many families. At FEMA, our mission is to help people before, during and after disasters. We are dedicated to helping ease some of the financial stress and burden caused by the virus.

Under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 and the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, FEMA is providing financial assistance for COVID-19 related funeral expenses incurred after January 20, 2020.


Fraud Alert! We have received reports of scammers reaching out to people offering to register them for funeral assistance. FEMA has not sent any such notifications and we do not contact people before they register for assistance. Learn More

How to Apply

Applications begin on April 12, 2021 — COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Line Number: 844-684-6333 | TTY: 800-462-7585 *

Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday, 9 AM to 9 PM. Eastern Time

Call the dedicated toll-free phone number to get a COVID-19 Funeral Assistance application completed with help from FEMA’s representatives. Multilingual services will be available.

Get answers to frequently asked questions about the application process on our Funeral Assistance FAQ page.


Who is Eligible

To be eligible for funeral assistance, you must meet these conditions:

  • The death must have occurred in the United States, including the U.S. territories, and the District of Columbia.
  • The death certificate must indicate the death was attributed to COVID-19.
  • The applicant must be a U.S. citizen, non-citizen national, or qualified alien who incurred funeral expenses after January 20, 2020.
  • There is no requirement for the deceased person to have been a U.S. citizen, non-citizen national, or qualified alien.

If you had COVID-19 funeral expenses, we encourage you to keep and gather documentation. Types of information should include:

  • An official death certificate that attributes the death directly or indirectly to COVID-19 and shows that the death occurred in the United States, including the U.S. territories, and the District of Columbia.
  • Funeral expenses documents (receipts, funeral home contract, etc.) that includes the applicant’s name, the deceased person’s name, the amount of funeral expenses, and the dates the funeral expenses happened.
  • Proof of funds received from other sources specifically for use toward funeral costs. We are not able to duplicate benefits received from burial or funeral insurance, financial assistance received from voluntary agencies, government agencies, or other sources.

How Funds are Received

If you are eligible for funeral assistance you will receive a check by mail, or funds by direct deposit, depending on which option you choose when you apply for assistance.