Poverty-Reducing Effects of the Social Safety Net - California Poverty Measure, by Program Type and Poverty Level (California Only)

Year(s): 2014-2016

CaliforniaPercentage Points
Safety Net ProgramChild Deep PovertyChild Poverty
Earned Income Tax Credit; Child Tax Credit1.96.1
Free or Reduced Price School Meals; WIC0.82.0
Housing Subsidies1.31.5
Supplemental Security Income0.50.9
All Safety Net Programs12.214.1