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Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP)

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The Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP)

is a federally funded program to supplement the work of local social service agencies to help people with economic (not disaster-related) emergencies. EFSP provides local communities support to help residents with utility, housing and food needs.

Indiana Association of United Ways (IaUW) administers the State Set-Aside allocations for Indiana.

Each community has a Local Board, which selects the Local Recipient Organizations (LROs) for providing the emergency assistance to people in need. Local Boards are meeting in summer for distribution to LROs this summer.

Phase 32 (FY 2014): The State of Indiana was awarded a total of $2,131,365, of which $384,426 was in State Set-Aside (SSA) allocations. The Indiana SSA Committee recommended amounts for jurisdictions not funded with Direct awards. See recommended amounts(Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader, 16 KB) and memo(Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader, 124 KB). View National EFSP Web site for announcements.

Video ContentWebinar for Local Boards and Administrators 03/13/15

Phase 32 Manual of Responsibilities and Requirements for EFSP (note that this info is updated for LBs and LROs on the national site):

Phase 32 Key Changes and Program Clarifications(Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader, 539 KB)

Addendum to Manual for Phase 32 (Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader, 702 KB)

Phase 30 Manual (Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader, 972 KB)

Addendum to Manual for Phase 31 (Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader, 608 KB)


For questions about EFSP State Set-Aside in Indiana, contact Maggie or Lucinda.


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