Bexar County provides a simple, respectful, and dignified service for families with no funding for a funeral and burial service. Families with a life insurance policy, pre-need agreement with a funeral home or have purchased a cemetery plot are not eligible for assistance. This program does not give financial support to help with funeral/burial agreements already made. All honorably discharged veterans or eligible spouses can be buried at Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery if eligible.
Individuals that may qualify for assistance are:
The next of kin will be charged a $28.00 fee payable to the contracted funeral home.
Whether it’s your choice or your loved one’s before they passed, Funeral Caring USA helps you make this emotional moment as stress-free as possible. We own and operate our on-site cremation facility, we provide crematory services alongside the support that families and friends need during these times of grief.
Funeral Caring USA owns and operates one of the highest quality crematories in the state of Texas. Our licensed and trained staff is always available to offer the best service at the most affordable prices in the San Antonio area.
Cremation packages start under $1000, excluding urn (starting at $48) and Death Certificate ($21 plus $4 for each additional copy).
An online obituary with up to five pictures, posted here, is available for an additional $100.
Offer your loved one’s farewell in a funeral service that meets your expectations and budget requirements. Funeral Caring USA specializes in dignified funerals at an affordable price.
Funeral packages start under $2000, excluding casket (starting at $399) and Death Certificate ($21 plus $4 for each additional copy).
An online obituary with up to five pictures, posted here is available for an additional $100.
Hospice care emphasizes pain management and symptom control rather than curative treatment for those with serious or life-limiting illnesses. Dealing with these illnesses can be an overwhelming and challenging period for everyone involved. Overall, hospice is about providing comfort and personalized care for patients and their family.
Must have a qualifying diagnosis.
100% covered by Medicare and Medicaid.
Primary Home Care (PHC) is a form of specialized personal care designated for those unable to perform day-to-day tasks. It consists of medical and personal care services administered in your own home. Our team of caregivers provides patients with the opportunity to preserve independence and receive professional care in a family-centered environment.
Your physician needs to prescribe Primary Home Care (PHC) as this treatment is provided under their supervision.
Medicare, and other insurance providers accepted.
Manages the patient’s pain and symptoms; assists the patient with the emotional and psychosocial and spiritual aspects of dying; provides needed drugs, medical supplies, and equipment; coaches the family on how to care for the patient; delivers special services like speech and physical therapy when needed; makes short-term inpatient care available when pain or symptoms become too difficult to manage at home, or the caregiver needs respite time; and provides bereavement care and counseling to surviving family and friends.
Care is covered under Medicare, Medicaid, most private insurance plans, HMOs, and other managed care organizations.
Covington-McGee Christian Counseling offers holistic healing for your mind, body, spirit, and emotions in your quest for optimal health, wellness, and happiness in life.
With faith-based counseling and support groups, you can receive appropriate guidance and help that is in line with the words of the most wonderful counselor of all—God.
Choose between in-office counseling or teletherapy (virtual) sessions.
All are welcome but I specialize in helping
Fees are on a sliding scale.
Steven Flint is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who served as an Iraq combat Veteran.
In therapy, feeling comfortable with your therapist is essential in making therapeutic progress. Balanced Counseling provides transparency, honesty, and a non-judgmental, confidential, and relaxing environment.
Balanced Counseling uses a client centered approach, CBT, and solution focused therapy to encourage my clients to identify the strengths that lie within them. We have experience in helping people with depression, PTSD, Oppositional Defiance Disorder and anger management. We have experience working with teenagers, adults, Veterans, first responders, and the geriatric population.
Assistance with planning for and carrying out organ donation wishes for individuals or their Next-of-Kin.
When the inevitability of death comes to our loved ones, the details and pressures of funerals can be taxing. ICSA offers grieving family funeral services, including washing of the body, funeral sermons, and prayer services.
MISSION: Provide low-cost funeral services to Muslims.We have arranged to provide a lower cost alternative to the funeral services. Notify death incidents to the worshippers and announcing the plan for funeral.Funeral preparations and burial arrangements.Educate and prepare community about funeral through workshop once/year.Offer post-funeral services to the family.Update all community worshippers about these services.
We are sincerely sorry for your loss. Our desire is to serve you by providing a pastor to conduct a funeral or vigil.
Our facilities are rarely available, so we encourage you to utilize the funeral home for services.
The Tobit Ministry responds to the death of those who lived on the street by facilitating their burial in a dignified and reverent manner that is respectful of their particular faith and culture. Through contact with various ministries and agencies serving people who are homeless, the Tobit Ministry seeks out partnerships with individuals and organizations concerned with the poorest in the community.
STEP 1: REFERRAL
When someone who has lived on the street and died without family, friends or others to provide a respectful burial and dignified final resting place, The Tobit Ministry receives a referral, typically from a ministry or agency that serves people who are homeless, such as:
STEP 2: CONTACT TOBIT MINISTRY
Email [email protected] or phone 210-504-7016
STEP 3: BURIAL AND MEMORIAL PLANNING
The Tobit Ministry and the referring agents, family and friends begin the planning process of burial, memorial and story-telling of the deceased person.
STEP 4: CELEBRATION
A memorial service is offered that is reverent, dignified, and mindful of the deceased person’s faith life.
We provide loving funerals for abandoned infants and children who have been victims of deadly abuse.
Phone or email for information and consultation.
The gift of one’s body and organs is an invaluable contribution to the education of forensic anthropologists and ultimately the advancement of science. The Forensic Anthropology Center at Texas State accepts body donations for scientific research purposes under the Universal Anatomical Gift Act. Your full body donation makes cutting edge research in forensic sciences and biological anthropology possible. Your gift supports scientific research, training, and professional education.
All transportation costs and arrangements outside of 100 miles of San Marcos are the responsibility of the donor or his/her Next of Kin.