Legislative Analyst's Office, December 2002

California's Economy and
Budget in Perspective

2002 Cal Facts

Program Trends

Part 3: Social Services

SSI/SSP Caseload Continues to Grow

Cases in Thousands

CalWORKs Caseload Decline Continues

Cases in Thousands

SSI/SSP Grant Is Just Above Poverty Level . . .

. . .While CalWORKs Grant Is Significantly Below Poverty Level

Child Support Collections Rising but Cost-Effectiveness Lags Nation

Foster Care Caseload Declined In Recent Years

IHSS Cost Increases Have Outpaced Caseload Growth

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