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Vermont Funeral Directors and Embalmers Association
Board of Funeral Service Members
Board of Funeral Service - Legal Counsel
From the President
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.
National Funeral Directors Association
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.
Federal Trade Commission - The Funeral Rule
For specific information related to consumer rights as they relate to funerals and funeral practices, please click here.
National Funeral Directors and Morticians Association
NFD&MA is a membership association of professional funeral directors and morticians and embalmers, whose members and members-at-large are also members of state associations of funeral directors, morticians and embalmers dedicated to promoting the common professional and business interests of its members.
International Cemetery and Funeral Association
The International Cemetery and Funeral Association (ICFA) is the only international trade association representing the entire allied cemetery, funeral and memorialization industries. The ICFA promotes consumer choices, pre-arrangement and open competition by helping its members to increase their management proficiency and meet their business needs.
Better Business Bureau
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.
Funeral Ethics Association
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.
Social Security Administration
For over 65 years, the Social Security program has been the most successful domestic government program, providing economic protection for Americans of all ages.
Social Security Benefits
Information regarding benefits through the Seocial Security Administration.
Federal Trade Commission
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.
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 through the Veteran's Administration, please click here.
American Association of Retired Persons
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.
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