There are times that a family must seek assistance to bury or cremate a family member. Indigent services are generally provided by the county in which the deceased resided. The must contact the appropriate county office to apply for benefits.
Benefits vary by county.
"When the dignity of one person is denied, all of us are denied." Hubert Humphrey
"I see one-third of a nation ill-housed, ill-clad, ill-nourished." "The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little." Franklin Delano Roosevelt
We will update this page as we gather more information. Feel free to provide us with any more current information.
Bell County Bell County Indigent Health Services Killeen: 309 Priest Dr., Bldg. 3, Killeen, TX 76541 Temple: Temple Community Free Clinic, 1905 Curtis B. Elliott Dr., Temple, TX 76501 phone for both locations: 254-519-1229 or 254-618-4165 email: email@example.com
Bastrop County Bastrop County Indigent Services is handled by Kristi Powell as of 6/1/2016. Bastrop Co. Courthouse, 804 Pecan St., Bastrop, TX 78602. 512-581-7100 main number.
Bexar County Pauper Burial Assistance: administered by Bexar County Direct Client Services Energy Assistance Department 210-335-3666
Caldwell County Caldwell County Indigent Program, currently administered by the Caldwell County Judge's Office: 110 S. Main St., 2nd Floor, Lockhart, TX 78644 512-398-1808 At this time Caldwell County is very reluctant to provide indigent services to County residents. Service offered: Cremation only.
Guadalupe County Guadalupe County Judge: 307 W. Court St., Seguin, TX 78155 830-303-4188 contact: Dorine (Asst. to the County Judge)
Hays County Hays County Health Dept., 401-A Broadway, San Marcos, TX 78666 512-393-5520 contact: Margie Rodriguez Services offered: Burial at the Hays Co. Cemetery or Cremation
Williamson County No assistance whatsoever that we know of