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Tattnall County: Public Assistance Statistics for FY 2016

The Tattnall County Department of Family and Children Services recently published the Annual Report for FY 2016, July 1, 2015 – June 20, 2016.


The statistics were based on 2013 population numbers of 25,229, a 1.14% decrease from the Census in 2010 reporting 25,520.

The agency reported 5,646  individuals in poverty (29.2%) and of those individuals, 2,181 are individuals aged 0-17 (39.4%).

OFFICE OF FAMILY INDEPENDENCE 

Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF)

Families –> 26
Adults –> 1
Children –> 49
Total number of recipients –> 50
Total Annual Benefits –> $75,592
Caseload Count – June 2015 –> 2
Caseload Count – June 2016 –> 25
TANF with mandatory work requirement – 1

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP or Foodstamps) 

Households –> 1,988
Recipients –> 4,505
TOTAL ANNUAL BENEFITS –> $ 6,419,942

Medicaid

RSM (children/pregnant women –> 825
LIM (Low Income – includes adult) –> 340
Other ARM cases –> 195
Aged, Blind and Disabled –> 439
TOTAL –> 1,799

Payment by Category for Children in Childcare

TANF Applicant Services –> 0
TANF Ongoing Services –> 0
Transitional –> 3
Low Income Working –> 121
Pre-K –> 2
Foster Care Supplemental Supervision –> 7
TOTAL –> 133
TOTAL ANNUAL PAYMENTS –> $ 152,736

SOCIAL SERVICES (Monthly average)

Foster Care

Family Foster Care –> 2
Family Annual Expenditures –> $ 12,417
Specialized Foster Care –>  0
Specialized Annual Expenditures –> $0

Child Protective Services

TOTAL REPORTS RECEIVED –> 255
Screened out –> 72
Unsubstantiated –> 86
Substantiated –> 36
Family Support –> 61

Family Preservation Services 

Child and Family Assessment  –> 7 –> $ 2,850/year
Early Intervention –> 0 –> $0
Homestead –> 41 –> $3,389/year
Parent Aide –> 0 –> $ 0/year
Prevention of out-of-home placement –> 59 –> $10,119

 

Director of Tattnall DFCS: Genell Akins
Tattnall County Board Members: Jessie Rhodes (Chair), Faye Way (Vice Chair), Elbert Alberson, Eileen Bland, Juanita Ashford.

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

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