Registration for our services is ONLY available to Saguache County residents (or property owners) who have lived here for more than three months.
However, more information for non-residents or those interested in starting an end-of-life project in their own community can be obtained through our sister organization, Informed Final Choices (IFC) – please click here.
PLEASE READ THIS DISCLAIMER BEFORE COMPLETING THE CRESTONE END OF LIFE REGISTRATION PACKET
The Crestone End of Life Project (CEOLP) is not a conventional funeral or crematory provider. CEOLP operates as a volunteer run, non-profit organization that supports, and assists in implementing, family-directed home funerals.
Because of Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) requirements CEOLP does not:
Transport the body of the deceased.
Provide refrigeration for the body of the deceased.
Provide a location in which the body of the deceased can remain in repose.
CEOLP offers support to the family in fulfilling the requirements of ‘home funeral’. If the family is uncomfortable with having the deceased at their home in repose, for up to 72 hours before cremation or burial or with transporting the body to the cremation or burial site, then the family or authorized representative of the deceased must make arrangements with a conventional funeral service provider and assume all costs incurred in doing so.
We make every attempt to keep our services affordable and reasonable. We are an all volunteer organization, and we ask only for a small donation to cover hard costs. All suggested donations are tax-deductible and non-refundable.
Our CEOLP Donation Structure Details:
Crestone End of Life Project donation request description
(All suggested donations are tax-deductible and non-refundable.)
OPEN AIR CREMATION
$10 – Donation for registering with CEOLP
$500 – 800 Suggested Donation to CEOLP to cover care of the body, wood, fire department presence, stretcher and Dragon Mountain land use.
$_____ Any further appreciation donation.
Please click the button below to donate by credit card or paypal.
If you would like to donate by check or cash, you can mail your donation to:
CEOLP – ATTN: Donations
PO Box 1238
Crestone, Colorado 81131
We appreciate your support.
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Informed Final Choices
Informed Final Choices is our parent organization — a non-denominational not-for-profit service organization standing at the center of end-of-life issues.
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Read poetry about the sacredness of transition from life into death. To share in reflection, remembering or as part of a farewell or memorial ceremony.