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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 2 Program Data

Economic Self-Sufficiency (ACCESS) 2015-16, Quarter 2 Program Data
Measure October November December Quarter 2
Average
FY
2015-16 Average
Families Served-Food Assistance 2,079,837 2,081,628 2,077,409 2,079,625 2,066,127
Families Served-Cash Assistance 48,291 49,318 49,354 48,988 48,533
Families Served-Medicaid 1,781,025 1,798,905 1,804,021 1,794,650 1,803,397
Persons Served-Food Assistance 3,760,314 3,757,038 3,740,856 3,752,736 3,733,178
Persons Served-Cash Assistance 81,943 84,488 84,138 83,523 82,446
Persons Served-Medicaid 3,427,695 3,426,717 3,424,924 3,426,445 3,420,080
Benefits Issued-Food Assistance $476,768,933 $478,902,567 $476,122,616 $477,264,705 $473,458,4579
Benefits Issued-Cash Assistance $11,448,576 $11,471,381 $11,724,185 $11,548,047 $11,477,039