BURIALS

SMITHTOWN CENTER

 
General Information
Description of ServiceCovers basic burial costs for recipients of Temporary Assistance, stillborn infants, or any person found dead in the county who is not under the jurisdiction of another social services district. Funeral director must be notified at initial contact that a social service funeral is being requested. While this is a year round service, it is also available for victims of the COVID-19 pandemic.

A maximum benefit of up to $1,200 may be available for a burial or cremation, regardless of immigration status.
Any licensed funeral director who accepts the Department’s policy is eligible for payment.
To determine eligibility, an application must be submitted prior to the completion of services.
LocationSuffolk
Geographical AreaSuffolk
Facility/ADA AccessWheelchair accessible.
 
Client Information
EligibilitySuffolk residents who are receiving or apply for public assistance or Medicaid and assets do not exceed allowance.
 
Availability
Hours of Operation M-F 8am-3pm
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 200 Wireless Blvd.
Physical Site City, State, Zip Hauppauge, NY 11788-8900
Mailing Address 1 P.O. Box 18100
Mailing City, State, Zip Hauppauge, NY 11788-8900
Main Phone (631)854-9856
Other Phone (631)853-8820
Fax (631)854-9985
Web Address www.suffolkcountyny.gov/departments/socialservices.aspx
 
Additional Information
Last UpdateJUN20
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: SUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
Affiliated Program: SMITHTOWN CENTER
This Service: BURIALS
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Burial Services (PB-5000.1000)
COVID-19 (YF-3000.2193)
Death Certification/Burial Arrangements (PB)
Low Income (YL-3300.4500)
Medicaid Recipients (YC-5000)
Mortuary Services (PB-5000)