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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.

2014-15, Quarter 1 Program Data

Measure July August September Quarter 1
Average
FY
2014-15 Average
Families Served-Food Assistance 1,978,739 2,011,342 2,028,666 2,006,249 2,006,249
Families Served-Cash Assistance 48,219 48,523 49,571 48,771 48,771
Families Served-Medicaid 1,650,373 1,653,037 1,669,222 1,657,544 1,657,544
Persons Served-Food Assistance 3,610,604 3,671,885 3,704,591 3,662,360 3,662,360
Persons Served-Cash Assistance 83,088 84,295 86,606 84,663 84,663
Persons Served-Medicaid 3,112,619 3,122,906 3,158,561 3,131,362 3,131,362
Benefits Issued-Food Assistance $446,440,457 $452,899,160 $457,075,219 $452,138,279 $452,138,279
Benefits Issued-Cash Assistance $11,445,559 $11,540,807 $11,772,035 $11,586,134 $11,586,134