Quick Facts

  • 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.

  • 3.98 Million

    Individuals Receiving Monthly TANF Assistance

    In the last quarter of calendar year 2013, 3.98 million individuals received monthly TANF cash assistance. This is a 5.4 percent decline from the same period in 2012.

  • 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.

  • Over 14,000 youth have gotten home safely

    through the National Runaway Safeline's Home Free bus ticket program since 1995.

    The Family and Youth Services Bureau considers the safety of runaway and homeless youth one of its four core outcomes.

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