Funeral Consumers Alliance of Maryland and Environs

The Funeral Consumers Alliance of Maryland and Environs (FCAME) is the regional chapter of a national non-profit consumer education and advocacy organization, the Funeral Consumers Alliance.

Your Funeral Information Source

Information about funerals and cremation for family members as well as downloadable materials for clergy and social workers serving hospices, hospitals, retirement homes and other communities.

Mortuary Price Guide

Results of 2015 Price Survey of the local funeral industry

News and Consumer Alerts

Read about the latest developments.

Fall 2015 Plain Talk – the FCAME Newsletter.  This issue has articles on pre-need contracts to pay funeral expenses, and how to dispose of unneeded cemetery plots.

Summer 2015 Plain Talk – the FCAME Newsletter. This issue describes funeral-related legislation that FCAME supported or opposed in the Maryland General Assembly this year. There also is an article on green burials, and which cemeteries offer them within driving distance of the DC Metro area.

Watch a video discussing death care options, Consumer Compass #15“, which was produced for Montgomery County’s Office of Consumer Protection by the county’s cable TV channel.

Maryland Consumers Guide to Cemeteries, Funeral Homes and Monument Dealers

Information to help with the purchases of burial goods and services made from a cemetery, funeral home or monument dealer. See also consumer tips and frequently-asked questions provided by Maryland’s Office of Cemetery Oversight.

FCAME is a 501(c)(3) non profit organization. Donations are tax deductible.