The Funeral Consumers Alliance of the Hudson Valley (FCAHV) is a not-for-profit nonsectarian, consumer education and advocacy organization. We provide guidance and material to our members and community to help them plan and realize simplicity, dignity, and economy in their funeral arrangements.
Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Sullivan and Ulster are the counties we service. The members of the Board of Directors and officers are elected by and from our membership, and serving without pay.
Informational slide . . . A FCAHV Synopsis
We do not offer financial assistance. However, we can point you to information on what to do when you can’t afford a funeral.
IN THE NEWS
Consumer Federation of America, Press Release, March 6, 2017, Pricing/Disclosures, Nation’s Largest Funeral Home Company Charges High Prices and Refuses to Disclose These Prices On Their Websites.
By Anna Lucente Sterling, New York City, Published 6AM ET, June 09, 2022 'Human composting' could soon become legal in New York.
Press Release, June 21, 2022 - Federal Trade Commission Urged to Update Its Funeral Rule to Require Online Price Posting by Funeral Homes With Websites.
The Federal Trade Commission proposing changes to Funeral Rule.
Funeral Consumers Alliance of the Hudson Valley, PO Box 5068, Poughkeepsie, NY 12602-5068 | (845) 297-7700 | firstname.lastname@example.org