ADVOCACY SERVICES

We help support your rights to the funeral you choose at a price you can afford.

FCA Maine is dedicated to ensuring Mainer’s people have options available for preplanning the disposition of their remains in a dignified, affordable manner. When appropriate, our passionate and knowledgeable members advocate to the legislature for reform and statewide accessibility.

EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

After-death care can be overwhelming so we provide helpful resources for any stage of the process.

Advance planning can relieve stress and reduce costs for funerals and other after-death care. This link provides useful information to help you get started with planning.

NEWSLETTERS

Our newsletters inform, inspire, and share the experiences of folks touched by the process of death in their lives. We mail out current issues to our members and offer archived issues here.

2018 Spring News
2018 Fall News
2019 Winter News

2019 Fall News

Many people are unaware of the alternatives when it comes to planning a funeral or burial service. This link explains the options available to consumers so they can make an informed choice.

QUICK TIPS

Here is a list of quick tips to help make informed decisions around after-death-care.

10 Tips to Reduce Funeral Costs

PRICE SURVEYS

According to the Federal Funeral Rule, funeral service providers are obligated to provide their General Price List (GPL) to the public.

2016 General Price List Survey

ONLINE RESOURCES

The following list of online resources are some of our favorite places to help guide choices for after-death care.

funerals.org
The Funeral Consumers Alliance (FCA) is a nonprofit organization that protects consumers’ rights to choose meaningful, dignified, affordable funeral.

homefuneralalliance.org
The mission of the National Home Funeral Alliance is to educate and empower families and communities to care for their own dead.

lastthings.net
Maine based nonprofit that offers a complete guide to after-death-care and creating a home funeral in Maine.

ADVOCACY SERVICES

We help support your rights to the funeral you choose at a price you can afford.

FCA Maine is dedicated to ensuring Mainer’s people have options available for preplanning the disposition of their remains in a dignified, affordable manner. When appropriate, our passionate and knowledgeable members advocate to the legislature for reform and statewide accessibility.

EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

After-death care can be overwhelming so we provide helpful resources for any stage of the process.

Advance planning can relieve stress and reduce costs for funerals and other after-death care. This link provides useful information to help you get started with planning.

NEWSLETTERS

Our newsletters inform, inspire, and share the experiences of folks touched by the process of death in their lives. We mail out current issues to our members and offer archived issues here.

2018 Spring News
2018 Fall News
2019 Winter News

2019 Fall News

Many people are unaware of the alternatives when it comes to planning a funeral or burial service. This link explains the options available to consumers so they can make an informed choice.

QUICK TIPS

Here is a list of quick tips to help make informed decisions around after-death-care.

10 Tips to Reduce Funeral Costs

PRICE SURVEYS

According to the Federal Funeral Rule, funeral service providers are obligated to provide their General Price List (GPL) to the public.

2016 General Price List Survey

ONLINE RESOURCES

The following list of online resources are some of our favorite places to help guide choices for after-death care.

funerals.org
The Funeral Consumers Alliance (FCA) is a nonprofit organization that protects consumers’ rights to choose meaningful, dignified, affordable funeral.

homefuneralalliance.org
The mission of the National Home Funeral Alliance is to educate and empower families and communities to care for their own dead.

lastthings.net
Maine based nonprofit that offers a complete guide to after-death-care and creating a home funeral in Maine.