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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 3 Program Data

Economic Self-Sufficiency (ACCESS) 2015-16, Quarter 3 Program Data
Measure January February March Quarter 3
Average
FY
2015-16 Average
Families Served-Food Assistance 2,058,050 1,991,294 1,962,416 2,003,921 2,045,392
Families Served-Cash Assistance 48,445 47,359 47,643 47,816 48,294
Families Served-Medicaid 1,819,712 1,831,674 1,831,455 1,827,614 1,811,469
Persons Served-Food Assistance 3,700,373 3,607,422 3,560,026 3,622,607 3,696,321
Persons Served-Cash Assistance 82,164 79,654 78,724 80,181 81,691
Persons Served-Medicaid 3,428,292 3,449,811 3,444,795 3,440,966 3,427,042
Benefits Issued-Food Assistance $467,729,117 $453,954,478 $494,086,017 $471,923,204 $472,946,706
Benefits Issued-Cash Assistance $11,698,650 $11,452,867 $11,193,189 $11,448,235 $11,467,438