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Emergency shelter funding is announced

The Local Board for the Emergency Food and Shelter Program has been notified that Phase 40 EFSP funding is now available.

The federal funding is designated to supplement and expand the work of local social services agencies, both nonprofit and governmental, to assist individuals with emergency rent and mortgage payments. For Phase 40, Henderson County was awarded $16,716 in Federal Funds through FEMA. Interested organizations may complete a fillable pdf application at 

Complete the form and email with the required attachments to Kat Carlton, or mail to United Way of Henderson County, PO Box 487, Hendersonville NC 28793. The deadline for applications to be received is 3 p.m. March 31.