Here are some helpful resources to guide you through the various avenues when it comes to dealing with the passing of a loved one.  This page is dedicated to assist you in preparing for the inevitable, as well as to provide care and support following ones separation. The resources provided include third party websites who we thought highly enough of to list.  If there is anything we can add to this list or physically do to assist you, do not hesitate to contact us with your request(s).

The United States Social Security Administration is an independent agency of the U.S. federal government that administers Social Security, a social insurance program consisting of retirement, disability, and survivors' benefits.

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought overwhelming grief to many families. At FEMA, our mission is to help people before, during and after disasters. We are dedicated to helping ease some of the financial stress and burden caused by the virus.

Under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 and the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, FEMA is providing financial assistance for COVID-19 related funeral expenses incurred after January 20, 2020.


Burial benefits available include gravesites, a Government headstone or marker, a burial flag, and a Presidential Memorial Certificate, all at no cost to the family.

Funeral homes can now offer better payment options for families at the time of need. The funeral financing solution gives families flexible low monthly payment options, while funeral homes are paid directly within a few days.  Now families could be approved to receive the services they really want for their loved one in just seconds!                            Click Here


Help loved ones celebrate any occasion with beautiful floral arrangements and special gifts.  Some of the best gifts, tastiest eatables and freshest flowers are hand-delivered by over 15,000 local florists in the United States and Canada.

Hospice is not necessarily the end, it can be the means to superior health and sometimes complete recovery.  Find out the truths about hospice care from the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization or our local friends.

Realizing the grieving process doesn't end after the service, Giddens Memorial Chapel stands ready to serve you for the years to come. Family members will be encouraged to engage in a support group, recreational activities, and community events coordinated by our firm and local professionals. 

American Foundation

for Suicide Prevention


Depression is a common illness that can be devastating if untreated. People who suffer from depression often turn to alcohol or drugs to feel better but end up developing another dangerous condition instead. Health care professionals can treat both depression and substance use disorders together to aid in recovery.

Travel Discounts

Death brings an onset of last minute dilemmas that we must face.  Traveling and the additional expenses involved with it just happens to be one of them.  Although we are not a travel agency, we have made local partnerships to help our bereaved families over this financial hurdle. Contact us for corporate discounts on room accommodations or car rentals.

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