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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.

2013-14, Quarter 4 Program Data

Measure April May June Quarter 4
Average
FY2013-14
Average
Families Served-Food Assistance 1,925,026 1,941,762 1,961,946 1,942,911 1,946,026
Families Served-Cash Assistance 48,056 47,757 48,806 48,206 50,804
Families Served-Medicaid 1,628,106 1,637,365 1,644,544 1,636,672 1,565,719
Persons Served-Food Assistance 3,509,719 3,539,936 3,576,433 3,542,029 3,565,520
Persons Served-Cash Assistance 81,516 81,058 83,755 82,110 88,133
Persons Served-Medicaid 3,068,199 3,081,129 3,093,979 3,081,102 2,940,341
Benefits Issued-Food Assistance $439,368,814 $440,399,479 $444,093,398 $441,287,230 $461,753,034
Benefits Issued-Cash Assistance $11,296,384 $11,308,442 $11,559,780 $11,388,202 $11,969,392