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November 2013 Metrics

Overview:
  • Orange County social service usage has increased in recent years, reaching levels prior to the large drop experienced in the summer of 2009.
  • Healthy Families Enrollment in Orange County was fairly constant through the beginning of 2012, with a downward trend over the rest of the year. Thus far, 2013 has seen radically low levels of enrollment, comparable to rates during the state budget crisis of August-September 2009.
  • 2012 has showed a continued increase in applications for food stamp programs and remains high relative to previous years. December 2012 showed a sharp decrease in applications relative to the rest of the year, but March 2013 saw a slight return to application levels. September 2013 has seen 8,479 applications, a slight drop compared to August 2013.
  • CalWORKS enrollments are in a decreasing trend overall and experienced their lowest enrollment rates in February 2012. January 2013 saw a month-over-month increase over December 2012’s enrollment rates, but enrollments drastically fell for February 2013. September 2013’s total enrollments are somewhat lower than the previous year’s.
  • Calls to the 211 Service Line have remained relatively stable since 2008, with typical peaks occurring from October to December each year. October 2012 saw a drastic increase in requests, surpassing 15,000 monthly requests and continuing to climb throughout the end of 2012. August 2013 saw 20,028 requests, a slight increase since July 2013.
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Enrollment in Healthy Families
Enrollment in Healthy Families: Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.  TDD line: (714) 834-7163

August and September 2009 decline due to state budget crisis.

Source: Healthy Families Program, State of California



Food Stamp Applications—Orange County
Food Stamp Applications—Orange County: Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.  TDD line: (714) 834-7163

This indicator shows the number of applications for Food Stamps received by month from Orange County residents.

Source: California Department of Social Services
http://www.dss.cahwnet.gov/research/PG353.htm




CalWORKS Applications—Orange County
CalWORKS Applications—Orange County: Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.  TDD line: (714) 834-7163

This indicator shows the number of applications received by month from Orange County residents for participation in the CalWORKS program.

Source: California Department of Social Services
http://www.dss.cahwnet.gov/research/PG281.htm




Orange County 211 Line Service Total Number of Requests
CalWORKS Applications—Orange County: Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.  TDD line: (714) 834-7163

This indicator shows the number of service requests received by month from Orange County residents by city who call the 211 Information Line for information about social service agencies.

Source: 2-1-1 Orange County
http://www.211oc.org/default.asp
Developed and Maintained in partnership with Orange County Business Council
The Orange County Workforce Investment Board is an equal opportunity entity. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.
TDD line: (714) 834-7163