DCF Quick Facts

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.

2016-17, Quarter 2 Program Data

2016-17, Quarter 2 Program Data
October November December Quarter 2
Average
FY 2016-17 Average

Families Served-Food Assistance

1,766,580 1,764,952 1,759,551 1,763,694 1,765,417

Families Served-Cash Assistance

46,948 47,476 47,761 47,395 47,171

Families Served-Medicaid

1,857,337 1,858,487 1,862,449 1,859,424 1,852,334

Persons Served-Food Assistance

3,331,325 3,328,681 3,315,735 3,325,247 3,331,975

Persons Served-Cash Assistance

77,504 78,371 78,643 78,173 77,442

Persons Served-Medicaid

3,485,667 3,479,415 3,480,807 3,481,963 3,474,962

Benefits Issued-Food Assistance

$411,435,324 $402,862,522 $403,349,282 $405,882,376 $406,639,570

Benefits Issued-Cash Assistance

$11,022,402 $11,111,153 $11,151,904 $11,095,153 $11,055,673