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Economic Self-Sufficiency (ACCESS)

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The Economic Self-Sufficiency Program helps to promote strong and economically self-sufficient communities by determining eligibility for food, cash and medical assistance for individuals and families on the road to economic recovery.

2015-16, Quarter 1 Program Data

Economic Self-Sufficiency (ACCESS) 2015-16, Quarter 1 Program Data
Measure July August September Quarter 1
Average
FY
2015-16 Average
Families Served-Food Assistance 2,044,095 2,051,145 2,062,649 2,052,630 2,052,630
Families Served-Cash Assistance 48,076 48,024 48,134 48,078 48,078
Families Served-Medicaid 1,781,025 1,798,905 1,804,021 1,794,650 1,794,650
Persons Served-Food Assistance 3,698,357 3,711,293 3,731,211 3,713,620 3,713,620
Persons Served-Cash Assistance 81,142 81,444 81,519 81,368 81,368
Persons Served-Medicaid 3,388,833 3,423,946 3,428,366 3,413,715 3,413,715
Benefits Issued-Food Assistance $466,878,930 $469,864,998 $472,212,698 $469,652,209 $469,652,209
Benefits Issued-Cash Assistance $11,389,566 $11,414,264 $11,414,264 $11,406,031 $11,406,031