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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 2 Program Data

Measure October November December Quarter 2
Average
FY
2014-15 Average
Families Served-Food Assistance 2,051,796 2,051,014 2,045,798 2,049,536 2,027,893
Families Served-Cash Assistance 50,209 50,953 50,201 50,454 49,613
Families Served-Medicaid 1,672,757 1,671,812 1,686,893 1,677,154 1,667,349
Persons Served-Food Assistance 3,746,930 3,742,977 3,730,199 3,740,035 3,701,198
Persons Served-Cash Assistance 87,985 89,910 87,711 88,535 86,599
Persons Served-Medicaid 3,167,111 3,159,012 3,189,529 3,171,884 3,151,623
Benefits Issued-Food Assistance $478,814,962 $479,600,615 $477,060,702 $478,492,093 $465,315,186
Benefits Issued-Cash Assistance $11,879,923 $12,062,374 $11,860,445 $11,934,247 $11,760,191