Delaware Nation provides burial assistance for enrolled tribal citizens or those minors eligible to
be enrolled (and not enrolled in any other tribe) up to $10,000. Eligibility must be determined by
the enrollment department. Payment will be made directly to the funeral home selected. Assistance is
for burial expenses and/or marker or monument.
BURIAL ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE:
1. PREPAID BURIAL ASSISTANCE: A tribal citizen (age 60 or over) or diagnosed with a terminal
illness, may obtain assistance to purchase an irrevocable contract burial plan with a funeral home
of their choice.
• Family Dinner allocation of $500 will be available to the family for food. The next of kin
designated on the application will receive the check for this service.