The Rocky View Garden of Peace Cemetery can work with your funeral home and other government agencies to assist with burial costs for low-income families needing support through this difficult time. Funding for this program is made available through Alberta Supports: 1-877-644-9992 or Alberta Supports.
The sites listed here can help provide financial assistance for funerals and burials to individuals who qualify under their guidelines.
- Alberta Community and Social Services
May provide basic funeral services for families receiving assistance from Alberta Works Income Support, Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped (AISH) or indigent persons. Toll-free in Alberta by calling 310-0000 and then dial the direct phone number or request the specific department.
- Canada Pension Death/Survivor’s Benefit
Toll-Free: 1-800-277-9914 or www.servicecanada.gc.ca
- Crimes Compensation Board (for victims of violent crimes)
1-780-427-7217 or www.alberta.ca/help-for-victims-of-crime
- The Last Post Fund
In co-operation with Veterans Affairs Canada, the Last Post Fund provides funeral, burial, and grave marking benefits for eligible veterans. 1-800-465-7113 or www.lastpostfund.ca
- Worker’s Compensation Board (for work-related deaths)
403-517-6000 or WCB Alberta - Fatality and survivor benefits