We are a statewide policy and advocacy organization dedicated to improving the health and well being of low income Californians by increasing their access to nutritious, affordable food.

County Profiles

CFPA's County Nutrition and Food Insecurity Profiles provide local data describing the need for nutritious, affordable food and the extent to which the federal nutrition programs can help address that need.

CFPA Primary Contact

Tia Shimada
Managing Nutrition Policy Advocate
Oakland Office
510.433.1122

2010 County Nutrition and Food Insecurity Profiles

Overview

This year, the County Nutrition and Food Insecurity Profiles include the following:

  • Food insecurity* and nutrition-related health indicators;
  • County demographics;
  • Participation rates for the National School Lunch Program (NSLP), the School Breakfast Program (SBP), and summer nutrition programs;
  • Program Access Index (PAI) ratings, which describe Food Stamp Program Participation amongincome-eligible individuals;
  • Measures of local fiscal impact resulting from Food Stamp Program underutilization; and,
  • Participation data for the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP).

*Please note: statistics for the number and percent of food-insecure adults only reflect food insecurity among adults whose incomes fall below 200% of the federal poverty level.

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Methodology

Description of the County Profile data sources and methodology PDF