- 2014 has generally
shown a continued increase in applications for food stamp programs
such as CalFresh, currently averaging 7,817 participants per month.
New applications in November are at 6,373, a decline of only 197
since last year.
- CalWORKs enrollments have maintained a steady state of decline since the end
of 2012, hitting all-time lows in February 2014 with 1,158 applicants.
November 2014 has shown a decline of 463 applications since the
previous month, and an application decrease of 49 since the previous
- Phone calls, website access, and other types of service requests to Orange County
2-1-1 have increased greatly since Q2 2012, and averaged 21,047
requests for 2014. December 2014 saw a total of 21,316 requests
with 70 percent originating from internet methods of contact.