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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 4 Program Data

Economic Self-Sufficiency (ACCESS) 2015-16, Quarter 4 Program Data
April May June Quarter 4 Average FY 2015-16 Average
Families Served-Food Assistance

1,760,403 1,741,016 1,747,684 1,749,701 1,971,469
Families Served-Cash Assistance 46,590 46,282 47,006 46,626 47,877
Families Served-Medicaid 1,828,653 1,833,393 1,834,105 1,832,050 1,816,615
Persons Served-Food Assistance 3,313,247 3,283,265 3,300,960 3,299,157 3,597,030
Persons Served-Cash Assistance 76,140 75,063 76,020 75,741 80,203
Persons Served-Medicaid 3,435,447 3,442,951 3,443,473 3,440,624 3,430,438
Benefits Issued-Food Assistance $405,727,687 $400,846,837 $401,673,615 $402,749,380 $455,397,374
Benefits Issued-Cash Assistance $11,193,189 $10,840,981 $10,990,428 $11,008,199 $11,352,628