Cobb County Government

Emergency Food & Shelter Program (EFSP)

The Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) was authorized in 1983 under the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act. EFSP is administered by United Way from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).  The primary objective of the EFSP Program is to supplement and expand ongoing efforts to provide shelter, food, and supportive services.

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