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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.
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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;

Data Source

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Assistance Payments Statistics-Table 68. 


Last Updated

February 2024