Emergency, Food, & Shelter Program Application

The Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) was created by Congress in 1983 to help meet the needs of hungry and homeless people. A local board of agencies work together to disperse these funds to our community. United Way of Central Louisiana currently serves as the Central Louisiana EFSP board chair.


Current Phase: 39 & ARPAR

Spend Date: April 30, 2023

Upcoming Phase: 40 **More details to come**


How to Apply

  1. Download the application here
  2. Submit completed application to the local board by email at michelle@uwcl.org


Application Process

  • Applications open TBD
  • Applications close TBD **No exceptions**
  • Applications will be reviewed by the EFSP local board on or before TBD




For questions or concerns, please contact Michelle Purl by e-mail at michelle@uwcl.org.