Polk County Veteran Affairs

Funeral Expenses

Funeral expenses up to a maximum of $2,000.00 shall be allowed on behalf of an otherwise qualified veteran, spouse or minor child not over eighteen years of age. Any assistance shall be paid directly to the funeral home, mortuary or funeral director for funeral cost. Any assistance provided for funeral expenses shall not affect the number of month’s eligibility for temporary financial assistance for food, shelter, and utilities.


Contact Us

Polk County River Place
2309 Euclid Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50310
Phone: 515-286-3670