Profile Picture Iowa Department of Human Services

created Dec 4 2014

updated Aug 20 2019

Description

The Food Assistance Program provides Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) cards that can be used to buy groceries at supermarkets, grocery stores and some Farmers Markets. This dataset provides data on the number of households, recipients and cash assistance provided through the Food Assistance Program participation by month and county starting in January 2011 and updated monthly.

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Iowa Department of Human Services, Food Assistance Program
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The dataset should be grouped or filtered by month before summing the number of households or recipients in the program, as this dataset reflects counts per county per month.
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