Quick Facts

    • LIHEAP Heating Assistance

      LIHEAP Quick Fact - 2009/2011

      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.

    • Child with bear in bed
      15.4%

      Poor children without health care coverage

      According to recently released 2010 Census Bureau figures.

    • 10,000+

      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.

    • 30,000

      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.

    • 4,097,377

      Individuals Receiving TANF Assistance Monthly

      This includes individuals from 1,753,668 families.

    • Homeless Woman
      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

    • 236 people every day received help by calling the National Runaway Safeline in 2013

      The Family and Youth Services Bureau has funded NRS to be its national communication system since 1974.