The social service market is comprised of a broad range of non-health care government programs (federal, state, and local) including temporary Assistance for Needy Families, Social Security Income, Pell grants; nutrition assistance—SNAP, school and child nutrition programs; and housing assistance—public housing, tenant-based rental systems.
Estimating the exact number of people using “social services" is difficult because many individuals are beneficiaries of more than one program—and a de-duplicated beneficiary data is not available. Without reduplicating by discrete user, the . . .