How It Works
Once you receive your membership kit, complete the planning by using step-by-step instructions.
Keep a copy for your personal file, give one to your next of kin, and send a copy to the funeral home (if you choose to select one).
Upon death, your relatives simply contact the funeral home and pay for the services directly.
Pre-payment is not necessary. You will receive an annual updated copy of the prices at FCA of L.I./NYC cooperating funeral homes. You are free to change to a different funeral home whenever you wish.
How You Benefit
OBJECTIVITY. Get advice from a group of knowledgeable volunteers who are not in the business of selling funeral services.
DIGNITY. Learn about dignified alternatives to excessive funeral displays.
CONFIDENCE. Know how to shop for services with full knowledge of your consumer rights.
SAVINGS. Receive a copy of our annually updated list of over forty cooperating funeral homes in the five boroughs of New York City, Nassau and Suffolk Counties with the prices of services for our members.
SECURITY. Enjoy the convenience of pre-planning without the risks of prepayment.
PEACE OF MIND. Have the knowledge necessary to discuss an important topic with family or friends while you are still healthy.
CARING. Leave behind a final gift. sparing your next of kin the stress of making difficult decisions during a time of grief.