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Indigent Cremation Service Pre-approvals

The regular business hours of the ICS are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.  To assist caregivers (hospices, nursing homes, adult living facilities) with dispositions that may arise during non-business hours of the ICS, pre-approvals can be made with our office.

Pre-approval forms (see below) may be completed by the adult care facility for any patient, client or resident who appears to be a candidate for ICS.  Once forms have been submitted and approved by the ICS office, the removal service will be notified and will be able to assist with removals during non-business hours.

For cases that are not pre-approved, caregivers must contact a funeral home or a removal service for storage arrangements.

Pre-approval forms

The following paper work is needed for ALL cases and fax to the ICS office (FAX: 305-545-2409).

  1. ICS Pre-approval Checklist
  2. Decedent Information Form (Adult or Infant)
  3. Authorization for Cremation and Disposition
  4. Facility face sheet


If you have any questions, please call Sandra Witty-Fortunato (305-545-2422).

ICS forms in English

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