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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 4 Program Data

Economic Self-Sufficiency (ACCESS) 2014-15, Quarter 4 Program Data
Measure April May June Quarter 4
Average
FY
2014-15 Average
Families Served-Food Assistance 2,023,537 2,031,417 2,040,236 2,031,730 2,029,951
Families Served-Cash Assistance 47,954 48,296 48,472 48,241 49,075
Families Served-Medicaid 1,750,904 1,754,492 1,766,863 1,757,420 1,704,309
Persons Served-Food Assistance 3,667,180 3,679,299 3,691,232 3,679,237 3,693,396
Persons Served-Cash Assistance 81,587 82,157 82,059 81,934 84,971
Persons Served-Medicaid 3,317,455 3,322,698 3,350,874 3,330,342 3,225,577
Benefits Issued-Food Assistance $463,341,129 $464,824,568 $466,605,911 $464,923,869 $465,707,696
Benefits Issued-Cash Assistance $11,283,931 $11,372,368 $11,444,337 $11,366,879 $11,606,465