Does the County help with Cremation services?
The County through the Sheriff’s Office has negotiated a low cost arrangement with local mortuaries for cremation expenses. The County pays the mortuaries directly and the approved applicant must pay the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office. For more information please call 530-265-1471.

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1. Who is responsible for the cost of burial or cremation?
2. Who qualifies for the County Low Income Assistance Cremation Program?
3. How would someone apply for the Cremation Program?
4. Does the County help with Cremation services?
5. Can another Cremation Assistance program be used with the County's program?
6. Can the person making the funeral arrangements come into the office with a signed contract (from a Funeral Home)?
7. If funeral services are more than what the County will pay, can I pay the difference?
8. Can I go to any Funeral Home to receive the assistance?