Emergency Food and Shelter Program

St. Landry-Evangeline United Way oversees the distribution of federal funds made available through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).  The funds are to be used by eligible local service agencies to supplement and expand the capacity of existing emergency food and shelter programs in St. Landry and Evangeline Parish. Funds are not to be used for creating new programs. Under the terms of the grant from the national EFSP board, local agencies selected to receive funds must:

  1. Be private voluntary non-profit or unit of government
  2. Be eligible to receive Federal funds
  3. Have an accounting system,
  4. Practice nondiscrimination,
  5. Have demonstrated the capability to deliver emergency food and/or shelter programs,
  6. Be a private voluntary organization
  7. Have a voluntary board

  For a preliminary application,

Click here if you are a St. Landry Parish entity

Click here if you are an Evangeline Parish entity