Indigent Cremation

Families may find themselves financially unable to cover costs related to final disposition. Placer County offers cremation for indigents. You may set up an interview to determine eligibility by calling the Placer County Department of Eligibility.

If you qualify for the indigent cremation program, Placer County will handle final disposition and burial of the cremains.

The Coroner’s Office assures you that the deceased will be treated with respect and dignity. The essence of the Coroner’s inquiry is to search for the truth. The impartial medicolegal investigation helps to support and protect the public.