- 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 April 2015 are at 7,900, an increase of 468
since April 2014.
- CalWORKs enrollments in March 2015 reached 1,352 representing an application
decrease of 49 since the previous March. Program participation
has been relatively steady around these levels since December
- 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. May 2015 saw a total of 23,496
requests representing an increase of 771 compared to April 2015
and an increase of 2,264 over May 2014.