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Emergency Food & Shelter Program (EFSP)

The Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) was created in 1983 to supplement and expand the work of local social service agencies, both nonprofit and governmental, in an effort to help people with economic emergencies (not disaster-related {ie., fires of any kind, floods, tornadoes, etc.} emergencies). Therefore, EFSP funds are not to be used to provide emergency assistance for circumstances that are the immediate result of a disaster situation. The EFSP funding is open to all organizations helping hungry and homeless people. EFSP funds must be used to supplement feeding, sheltering (including transitional sheltering) and rent/mortgage and utility assistance efforts only.

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Application & Instructions

DUNS Reporting
(This must be attached to your application, it will fullfill items 14 & 15 in section one of the application)

Deadline for the return of applications is Date is April 21, 2017, by 3 pm

  • Mail to:
    United Way of Otero County
    PO Box 14
    Alamogordo, NM 88310
  • Bring to: United Way of Otero County’s office, 1601 East 10th Street, Suite A. Link to Google Map
  • Email to: lle@tularosa.net

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