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Fairfax County Human Services Response to Challenges in the Community Selected Trends in Service Utilization and Demand June 2001

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Prepared by the Fairfax County Department of Systems Management for Human Services 12011 Government Center Parkway, Suite 946 Fairfax, Virginia 22035 To get an extra duplicate of this report, please contact the Department of Systems Management for Human Services at (703) 324-5638 or email your solicitation to wwwdsm@co.fairfax.va.us

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Fairfax County Human Services: Response to Challenges in the Community Selected Trends in Service Utilization and Demand This report presents use and pattern information for chose administrations and projects offered by Fairfax County Human Services. This report looks to show the extent of human administrations and to highlight chose patterns in administration request after some time. It is not expected to give a far reaching photo of each human administration offered by the County, nor does it give data on system execution or customer results. (For a complete picture of Human Services\' system, spending plan, and execution information, see the Fairfax County Human Services FY 2001 Performance Budget) The report is sorted out by seven "Group Challenges," or articulations of fundamental objectives that neighborhood government shares a legitimate or moral obligation to accomplish. For every test, there is a coveted "Personal satisfaction" proclamation and also an "Activity Statement" that outlines the Human Services way to deal with accomplishing the craved personal satisfaction. Challenge 1: Providing Assistance to Promote Independence Challenge 2: Ensuring Safe, Affordable Housing Challenge 3: Supporting Families and Individuals in Crisis/Preventing Abuse & Neglect Challenge 4: Protecting the Public Health Challenge 5: Addressing Alcohol, Drug, Mental & Physical Health Issues Challenge 6: Responding to Crime in the Community Challenge 7: Providing broad and Targeted Supports to Prevent Social Isolation and Neighborhood Deterioration. It would be ideal if you take note of that with a couple of exemptions, this report presents data just on administrations gave specifically by Fairfax County Human Services and some agreement offices, and does exclude information on the numerous vital human administrations gave by other group based associations, private suppliers, and non benefit agencies.

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Fairfax County Human Services: Response to Challenges in the Community Challenge 1: Lack of Assistance to Promote Independence Quality of Life Statement: Fairfax County is a group in which families and people can accomplish their most extreme potential for independence. Activity Statement: Take ventures to guarantee that families and people have the backings expected to accomplish their most extreme potential for independence.

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Providing Assistance to Promote Independence Total Benefits Applications Received FISCAL YEARS 1991 to 2001 (appraisal) Benefits Programs (Food Stamps, TANF, and Medicaid) are a noteworthy marker of human need inside the County. The decrease in applications for advantage programs reflects general financial conditions and additionally state and government arrangement changes. *Because of an absence of accessible information from the state, FY 2000 and 2001 reflect applications handled as opposed to applications got. Source: Fairfax County Department of Family Services Includes Residents of Fairfax County and the Cities of Fairfax and Falls Church

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Providing Assistance to Promote Independence Fairfax Works: Welfare Reform in Fairfax County Beginning in July 1995, Virginia improved its AFDC, now TANF, program by altering the necessities and changing the name to Virginia Independence Program (VIP). VIP incorporated a work necessity segment, Virginia Initiative for Employment Not Welfare (VIEW), which started in April 1996. As of February 2001, 211 members were at present selected in VIEW and getting Temporary Assistance to Needy Families or employment follow up administrations. Of those 211 members, 124 are utilized with a normal month to month compensation of $1,222. Source: Fairfax County Department of Family Services. Incorporates Residents of Fairfax County and the Cities of Fairfax and Falls Church

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Providing Assistance to Promote Independence Average Cases Under Care: TANF (AFDC) and Food Stamps FISCAL YEARS 1991 to 2001 (Est) The proceeding with decrease in advantage caseloads is in accordance with state and national patterns, and likely reflects both general financial conditions and approach changes, for example, Food Stamp qualification and Welfare Reform. Since the work necessity activity of Welfare Reform was executed in April 1996, the TANF caseload has diminished by 68%. Source: Fairfax County Department of Family Services. Incorporates Residents of Fairfax County and the Cities of Fairfax and Falls Church

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Providing Assistance to Promote Independence Average Medicaid Cases Under Care FISCAL YEARS 1991 to 2001 (Est) Fluctuations in the quantity of Medicaid cases over the previous decade are expected to a great extent to authoritative changes growing or limiting qualification for the system. As of February 1997, Medicaid qualification for TANF beneficiaries was no more programmed. As TANF beneficiaries now have separate Medicaid determinations, their expanded case checks are reflected starting with FY 2000. Kids selected in the Children\'s Medical Insurance Program (CMSIP) are excluded in the include underneath (1,726 FY00; 2,692 assessed in FY01) Source: Fairfax County Department of Family Services. Incorporates Residents of Fairfax County and the Cities of Fairfax and Falls Church

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Providing Assistance to Promote Independence Child Care Assistance Program: Number of Children Served FISCAL YEARS 1991 to 2000 Since 1991, enlistment in the Child Care Assistance Program has expanded by 65%. Indeed, even with the development of the system, there are around 1,145 youngsters on the holding up rundown. Source: Fairfax County Department of Family Services, Office for Children. Incorporates Residents of Fairfax County and Cities of Fairfax and Falls Church

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Providing Assistance to Promote Independence Children Approved for Free and Reduced School Lunches JUNE 1991 to 2000 Of the very nearly 156,000 kids selected in the Fairfax County Public Schools amid the 1999-2000 school year, 28,980 (or 18.6%) were affirmed for nothing or lessened cost snacks on the premise of their family\'s pay. This rate is down from the FY99 rate of 19.4%. Source: Fairfax County Public Schools. Incorporates Fairfax County and the City of Fairfax.

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Providing Assistance to Promote Independence Family Self-Sufficiency Program Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) is a creative HUD activity which consolidates Section 8 and Public Housing appropriation programs with bolster administrations to help families in accomplishing autonomy from all welfare and government sponsorship programs over a five year time frame. FSS permits families to profit by increments in vocation pay. As work pay expands, the lodging power makes enthusiasm acquiring escrow accounts, equivalent to the expansion in rent which came about because of expanded profit, that give a funds "retirement fund" for use in getting off appropriation programs. Members must sign a five-year get that frameworks objectives to dispense with hindrances to independence, for example, business or instruction. Members get the escrow reserves upon fruitful culmination of their agreement. As of March 2001, 31 Section 8 occupants and 11 Public Housing inhabitants take part in the FSS program. To date, 71 families have moved on from the project. 36 members have escrow accounts, 29 of which are dynamic. Source: Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority. * One member still gets a kid care appropriation.

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Providing Assistance to Promote Independence Home Based Care: Monthly Caseload and Clients Served FISCAL YEARS 1992 to 2000 Home Based Care gives homemaker and sidekick administrations to elderly people and grown-ups with incapacities who live alone or with relatives, anticipating expensive and wrong systematizations. Eighty percent of Home Based Care customers are 60 years old or more established. Source: Fairfax County Department of Family Services. Incorporates Residents of Fairfax County and the Cities of Fairfax and Falls Church

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Providing Assistance to Promote Independence Senior Centers: Operations and Meals Served FISCAL YEARS 1997 to 2000 There are 13 Senior Centers situated all through the County which give group administrations, early afternoon dinners, transportation, chances to mingle, and an assortment of exercises for senior subjects. NOTE: Attendance and number of dinners served are variable every year because of cancelation days for snow and ice. Number of dinners served reflects just suppers served at Senior Centers. Source: Fairfax County Department of Community and Recreation Services . Incorporates Residents of Fairfax County and the Cities of Fairfax and Falls Church

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Providing Assistance to Promote Independence Home Delivered Meals Program: Persons and Meals Served FISCAL YEARS 1992 to 2000 The Home Delivered Meals program gives an assortment of nutritious hot suppers to home-bound grown-ups. As of late, the system has likewise offered fluid supper supplements (e.g., Ensure) and in addition hot sustenance. Requirement for the project surpasses the County\'s capacity to give administrations. Source: Fairfax County Department of Family Services. Incorporates Residents of Fairfax County and Cities of Fairfax and Falls Church. * The reduction in FY 96 i

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