Statistics on children, youth and families in Michigan from the Annie E. Casey Foundation and the Michigan League for Public Policy
Children ages birth to 8 receiving Food Assistance Program (FAP) benefits in Michigan
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Why This Indicator Matters
The Michigan Food Assistance Program (FAP), known as SNAP nationally, provides financial assistance to families with low incomes to buy groceries, striving to reduce food insecurity.show more
Definition and Source
The number of children ages birth to 8 who are in families active for the Food Assistance Program (FAP) in December. The percent is based on the population of children ages birth to 8 in the prior year. Percentages are suppressed with an "S" for counts fewer than 6 to maintain reliability. NA: Not Available;
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Assistance Payments Statistics-Table 68.