In FY 2011, the LIHEAP program provided $4.7 billion to 50 states, the District of Columbia, 150 tribes and five territories to assist low-income households with their home energy bills. Heating assistance was provided to 6.7 million eligible households in the U.S. through the federal dollars provided by LIHEAP in FY 2009.
Poor children without health care coverage
According to recently released 2010 Census Bureau figures.
More than 10,000 new jobs have been created through the ORR microenterprise development program.
- 98% repayment rate
in ORR’s microenterprise development program--much higher than the industry average.
- 3 Million +
More than 3 million refugees have been resettled by the U.S. since 1975.
Individuals Reached by Health Profession Opportunity Grants Program
The Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG) program reaches TANF recipients and other low-income individuals, providing education, training and other services leading to occupations in the health care field.
Individuals Receiving TANF Assistance Monthly
This includes individuals from 1,753,668 families.
- 17.2 Million
Women living in poverty
Based on an analysis of 2010 Census data by the National Women’s Law Center. The poverty rate among women climbed from 13.9 percent in 2009 to 14.5
The Family and Youth Services Bureau has funded NRS to be its national communication system since 1974.