PO Box 522
KEENE, NH 03431
Phone: (603) 903-4699

Links to Consumer Information

The following links are for consumers wishing to find more information related to business issues within the funeral industry, including laws, consumer protection information, and statistics.

American Association of Retired Persons  

Website: http://www.aarp.org/

The AARP Foundation administers programs that assist older Americans. These programs, funded by grants or cooperative agreements with governments or private organizations, provide a wide variety of services including job training, tax assistance, assistance with important lawsuits being decided by the courts, and much more.

Better Business Bureau  

Website: http://www.bbb.org/

Founded in 1912 and supported by 250,000 local business members nationwide, the BBB is dedicated to fostering fair and honest relationships between businesses and consumers, instilling consumer confidence and contributing to an ethical business environment.

Federal Trade Commission  

Website: http://www.ftc.gov/

The Federal Trade Commission enforces a variety of federal antitrust and consumer protection laws; they seek to ensure that the nation's markets function competitively, and are vigorous, efficient, and free of undue restrictions. The Commission also works to enhance the smooth operation of the marketplace by eliminating acts or practices that are unfair or deceptive.

National Funeral Directors Association  

Website: http://www.nfda.org/

As the largest funeral service organization in the world, the NFDA provides advocacy, education, information, products, programs and services to help members enhance the quality of service to families.

Funeral Ethics Association  

Website: http://www.funeralethics.org

The Funeral Ethics Association resolves problems for people who are having difficulty in getting a fair response from the funeral director who served them. The Funeral Ethics Association was chartered in 1994 to promote and to advance the ethical practice of funeral service.

New Hampshire Board of Registration of Funeral Directors and Embalmers   

Website: http://https://www.oplc.nh.gov/funeral/

Assists in protecting the public from unprofessional, incompetent, or impaired licensees practicing embalming and/or funeral directing.

Social Security Administration  

Website: http://www.ssa.gov/survivors

For over 65 years, the Social Security program has been the most successful domestic government program, providing economic protection for Americans of all ages. For specific information regarding benefits, please click here.

Veterans' Administration  

Website: http://www.cem.va.gov/

The VA's purpose is to administer the laws providing benefits and other services to veterans and their dependents and the beneficiaries of veterans. For specific information regarding benefits, please click here.