- 2014 has shown a
continued increase in applications for food stamp programs such
as CalFresh, currently averaging 7,674 participants per month.
New applications jumped to 8,799 in January 2014, but have since
fallen to 8,118 in August 2014.
- 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.
June 2014 has continued positive applicant growth with an increase
of 253 applicants month-over-month to an August 2014 total of
- Phone calls, website access, and other types of service requests to Orange County
2-1-1 have increased greatly since Q2 2012, and currently retain
a yearly average of 20,490 requests. September 2014 saw a total
of 22,378 requests with 64 percent originating from internet methods