Funeral Consumers Alliance of California
From the Final Passages website:
Final Passages is a non-profit organization, founded in 1995, offering education for personal and legal rights concerning home or family-directed funerals and final disposition (burial and cremation). It is our intention to re-introduce the concept of funerals in the home as a part of family life and as a way to de-institutionalize death. We are dedicated to a dignified and compassionate alternative to current funeral practices.
Final Passages is affiliated with the National Home Funeral Alliance.
Further Resources and Like-Minded Organizations
The Funeral Consumers Alliance of California takes pride in building our network of supportive, educational, and conscientious end-of-life care groups. Please note that all links are for informational purposes only, as the FCA does not provide endorsements.
As our network grows, please continue to check back here. If you'd like to suggest a group, please contact us.
A Completed Circle - Healing at Home
From the A Completed Circle Facebook page:
End of life care, respite for families, care for the deceased, assist with after life bathing, home funerals, green burials, opening plots [when allowed], after care for family. Shrouds.
A Completed Circle is based out of Garden Valley, CA.
San Francisco Bay Area Network for End-of-Life Care
From the SFEOL website:
Our mission is to offer support and build community among all those involved in end-of-life care in the Bay Area; to work toward improvement of end-of-life care by increasing public awareness through education, by identifying and filling end-of-life needs in diverse communities, and by strengthening local resources in all areas of end-of-life care.
Final Footprint provides a line of affordable and environmentally-friendly green burial products and education to help people return to traditional burial with the environment in mind. They are currently working with the Funeral Consumers Alliance Council and multiple environmental organizations to integrate natural burial into existing open space throughout the United States.
From the Sacred Crossings website:
Our mission is to alleviate fear and suffering at the end of life by providing education and support for conscious dying and home-based after death care.
The Sacred Crossings Institute for Conscious Dying offers offers workshops and classes in conscious dying and a certificate program in The Art of Death Midwifery. Students are both professional and non-professional end-of-life caregivers and those wishing to further their spiritual growth by exploring the dying process.
The Sacred Crossings Funeral Home will offer a full range of services including cremation, burial, funerals and memorials.
Sacred Crossings operates out of Southern California.