- 2014 has generally
shown a continued increase in applications for food stamp programs
such as CalFresh, averaging 7,744 participants per month in 2014.
New applications in December 2014 are at 6,373, a decline of 235
since last year.
- CalWORKs enrollments in December 2014 have shown an application decrease of 23
since the previous December. Program participation has been relatively
steady around these levels since December 2012.
- Phone calls, website access, and other types of service requests to Orange County
2-1-1 have increased greatly throughout 2014, and averaged 21,139
requests for the full year of 2014. January 2015 saw a total of
22,249 requests, with 71 percent originating from internet methods