We are a 501 (c)(3) education and advocacy organization run by an all volunteer board.
We are not affiliated with the funeral industry or any religious groups.
We educate the public on their rights and options when planning for or purchasing funeral goods and services.
We encourage people to plan arrangements that are in keeping with their personal wishes and budget, and then share that information with their survivors.
We provide written information on a wide variety of end-of-life related issues including: advance directives and health care proxies, how to put your financial house in order, hospice, burial, green burial, cremation, body, tissue and organ donation, embalming and viewing, funeral and memorial services, costs, and more...
We provide speakers for organizations and groups, and hold our own an informative annual conference, open to the public.
We are available for personal phone consultations to answer your questions and help you make plans.
We have relationships with a number of area funeral homes who offer members significant discounts on their funeral arrangements. As a member You can save hundreds and even thousands of dollars if you plan ahead.
We encourage pre-planning, but not pre-paying (except under certain circumstances)
We serve people of all ages and encourage generations to talk to one another about mortality and planning for death.
We serve Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean, Salem, Somerset, Warren, Hunterdon, and parts of Morris and Union counties.
We are a member of the Funeral Consumers Alliance, a national federation of funeral consumer information societies. Visit them at www.funerals.org
Funeral Consumers Alliance of Princeton is a local non-profit organization that is part of the national Funeral Consumers Alliance. Based in Princeton, New Jersey, Funeral Consumers Alliance of Princeton helps local consumers understand their funeral rights, provides unbiased advice, and can help with understanding local funeral pricing and landscape.
Many funeral consumers alliances operate with a volunteer board and conduct local price surveys.