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Los Angeles County Dpss 2012 Data Poverty.Public Benefits.Unemployment

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Demand for safety net programs continues to grow since the
recession. In October 2011, over 2.4 million individuals
received assistance from DPSS to maintain housing, buy
food, and access health insurance and in-home supportive
services.

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Los Angeles County Dpss 2012 Data Poverty.Public Benefits.Unemployment

  1. 1. Selected Data for Los Angeles County Department of Public Social Services Persons Served by Los Angeles County US Census Bureau October 2011 Poverty Status in the Past 12 Months 2010 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates LA County Los Angeles County Population 9,678,817CalWORKs 443,415General Relief 110,285 50 percent of Poverty Level 704,018Refugee Cash Assistance 533 100 percent of Poverty Level 1,697,465Cash Assistance Program 150 percent of Poverty Level 2,905,453 for Immigrants (CAPI) 4,959 185 percent of Poverty Level 3,669,553Medi-Cal Assistance Only 1,693,154 200 percent of Poverty Level 3,933,671CalFresh 1,058,355In-Home Supportive In Los Angeles County, there are more than one in five Services (IHSS) 182,917 children (17.5% of child population) living in poverty. Rev. 2/2012 Persons Served by Los Angeles County Selected Unemployment Rates October 2011 January 2006 to September 2011 LA CountyChildren 14.0% Under 19 years old 1,248,330 12.0%Adults 10.0% 19 - 59 years old 888,834 8.0%Adults 6.0% Over 59 years old 292,482 4.0%Total 2,429,646 06 07 08 09 10 11 20 20 20 20 20 20 1/ 1/ 1/ 1/ 1/ 1/ /0 /0 /0 /0 /0 /0 01 01 01 01 01 01Demand for safety net programs continues to grow since therecession. In October 2011, over 2.4 million individualsreceived assistance from DPSS to maintain housing, buy Los Angles County California U.S.food, and access health insurance and in-home supportiveservices. Source: California Employment Development Department. CalWORKs, CalFresh, and General Relief Contact Information Year-to-Year Caseload Increases County of Los Angeles From FY 08-09 to FY 10-11 in Los Angeles County Department of Public Social ServicesHigh unemployment rates caused more families to rely on the safety net. For help resolving constituents case issues, contact: Derrick Robinson, Director 25% Government Inquiry & Response Section 22.1% 22.5% Caseload Increases Phone: (562) 908-8349 from FY 2007-08 19.1% 20% 15.2%16.2% Fax: (562) 463-5396 13.6% 15% Email: DerrickRobinson@dpss.lacounty.gov 11.1% 10% ` 7.3% 5.5% For all other questions, contact: 5% Nestor Requeno, Director 0% Intergovernmental Relations & Multimedia Services Section FY 08-09 FY 09-10 FY 10-11 Phone: (562) 908-8517 Fax: (562) 699-3671 CalWORKs CalFresh General Relief Email: NestorRequeno@dpss.lacounty.govSource: All caseload characteristics are from DPSSMART reports run on January 12, 2012.

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