NH Funeral Resources, Education & Advocacy
PO Box 456, Holderness NH 03245 603.236.9495
Looking for someone to walk you through a family-led home funeral? A funeral establishment with reasonable prices? An interfaith minister? Help with completing NH advance directives? For these resources and more, click here.
Welcome to NHFREA, where it is our mission to support informed funeral consumer choice through education and advocacy.
Locate Speakers & Workshops
You’ll be surprised at how interested people of all ages and stages are in funerals, especially when they are learning how to be more eco-conscious, self-reliant, and save money. To find a speaker or workshop near you, click here. Funeral planning doesn’t have to be complicated or mysterious, and being a good consumer doesn’t just apply to buying a new car. To see cost comparison surveys, sample documents, and learn about your choices, click here.
Important Links & Resources
Been recycling, reusing, repurposing for ages? Learn how you can leave the planet in the most eco-conscious and affordable ways here. Find out what's happening in NH green burial initiatives and how you can help here. There's a sea of great funeral information out there. Let us help you wade through by locating the top websites for funeral consumer protection, green burial, home funerals, and books, articles, interviews and more by clicking here. We are a nonprofit organization comprised of volunteers, conservationists, home funeral guides, funeral consumer advocates, teachers, and interfaith ministers eager to help NH families find funeral information quickly and easily. Contact us at the address or number above, or email us at NHFREA@gmail.com. Did you know that whether you hire a funeral home or not, you may supply your own funeral goods? Support regional artists and craftspeople who make biodegradable, locally sourced caskets, urns, shrouds, markers and other green goods by clicking here.
Home Funeral Guide Training
comes to New Hampshire!
Thanks to everyone
who came out to the
Thompson Center on May 13th!
To learn more about Vermont funeral law, go here To learn more about the details of what goes into home funerals, go here To download Vermont Funeral Price Surveys from the VT FCA affiliate website, go here
Want to learn more about expanding your funeral options? Find us here:
August 23 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. D Acres Dorchester NH All-day NH Permaculture Gathering. Stop by to chat and network with Lee Webster
October 19 7 p.m. Jackson Public Library Caring for our own after death: a local family's home funeral experience documentary screening and presentation with Julie Lanoie
November 6 NH Funeral Directors Association, Concord TBA NH Green Burial Initiatives with Lee Webster
To schedule a presentation or workshop, just send us an email or call 603.236.9495
Watch Julie Lanoie speaking about the home funeral at the UU Fellowship of the Eastern Slopes on 3/2/14 For current updates, articles, & links, find us on Facebook!