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Evans County: Public Benefit Statistics for FY 2016

The Evans County Department of Family and Children Services recently published the Annual Report for FY 2016, July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2016.


The statistics were based on 2013 population numbers of 10,833, a 1.52% decrease from the 2010 Census of 11,000.

The agency reported 2,635 individuals in poverty (24.9%) and of those individuals, 1,039 are individuals aged 0-17 (39.4%).

Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF)

Families –> 16
Adults –> 1
Children –> 27
Total number of recipients –> 28
Total Annual Benefits –> $41,883
Caseload Count – June 2015 –> 29
Caseload Count – June 2016 –> 21
TANF with mandatory work requirement – 1

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP or Foodstamps) 

Households –> 1,245
Recipients –> 2,757
TOTAL ANNUAL BENEFITS –> $4,107,093

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Medicaid

RSM (children/pregnant women –> 514
LIM (Low Income – includes adult) –> 230
Other ARM cases –> 113
Aged, Blind and Disabled –> 231
TOTAL –> 1,088

Payment by Category for Children in Childcare

TANF Applicant Services –> 0
TANF Ongoing Services –> 0
Transitional –> 0
Low Income Working –> 25
Pre-K –> 1
Foster Care Supplemental Supervision –> 10
TOTAL –>36
TOTAL ANNUAL PAYMENTS –> $41,461

SOCIAL SERVICES (Monthly average)

Foster Care

Family Foster Care –> 1
Family Annual Expenditures –> $7,724
Specialized Foster Care –> 2
Specialized Annual Expenditures –> $ 29, 315

Child Protective Services

TOTAL REPORTS RECEIVED –> 145
Screened out –> 35
Unsubstantiated –> 46
Substantiated –> 19
Family Support –> 45

Family Preservation Services 

Child and Family Assessment  –> 1 –> $600/year
Early Intervention –> 0 –> $0
Homestead –> 41 –> $6,319/year
Parent Aide –> 29 –> $1,529/year
Prevention of out-of-home placement –> 55 –> $7,911/year

 

Jessica Szilagyi is a former Statewide Contributor for AllOnGeorgia.com.

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