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LFCS Selects Provider Agencies

LFCS Selects Provider Agencies for the FEMA-DR-4250-MO Disaster Case Management Program

ST. LOUIS (January 1, 2017) As the Management Agency for the FEMA-DR-4250-MO Disaster Case Management Program (DCMP), Lutheran Family & Children’s Services of Missouri has selected two nonprofit organizations to serve as the Provider Agencies to those impacted by the flooding in late December 2015.  Disaster Case Management assists families impacted by the disaster by helping them access necessary resources to bring them back to safe and secure living situations.

LFCS will be responsible for overall leadership, direction and management of the program, and for supervising the provider agencies offering disaster case management.  After reviewing RFP submissions, LFCS has selected provider agencies for each of the grant’s two regions.  Region A includes the greater St. Louis area and into central Missouri, and Region B includes the southern tier of counties in the state. The Salvation Army will serve as the Provider Agency in Region A.  Catholic Charities of St. Louis will also provide Disaster Case Management services as a sub-grantee of The Salvation Army.  In Region B, Catholic Charities of Southern Missouri will serve as the Provider Agency.  Case management services are available to impacted households through September 30, 2017.  LFCS will close out its work under the DCMP by November 30, 2017.

For more information about the DCMP, LFCS’s role in the program, or to inquire about one of the positions please contact Maryn Olson.

 

About Lutheran Family and Children’s Services of Missouri

Lutheran Family and Children’s Services of Missouri (LFCS) is a not-for-profit social services organization helping families, children and individuals throughout Missouri experience greater hope and wholeness of life. The organization has been in existence since 1868, when it was founded as a residence for children left homeless after the Civil War. LFCS has made progressive program changes over its 140 year history in order to meet the shifting needs of children and families in Missouri. LFCS provides:

  • Counseling
  • Adoption Services
  • Crisis/Unplanned Pregnancy Assistance
  • Foster Care
  • Child Care
  • Youth Mentoring Services
  • Disaster Relief Services
  • Advocacy on behalf of children and families