Minnesota law requires that when an individual passes in St. Louis County without means to provide for that person’s funeral or final disposition, St. Louis County shall assist with the expenses for cremation of the person’s remains, burial or interment, and funeral service. Eligibility for funeral assistance is based on resources of the deceased and their responsible relative and must be prior approved by St. Louis County before funeral arrangements are completed. Processing of applications for Funeral Assistance will be completed in an expedited manner.
For the full St Louis County Burial Policy, click here - Full burial policy (pdf)
Ways to Apply:
- Contact your choice of Funeral Director; they can assist you in applying.
- Call or go to your local agency office to start the application process.