Measuring Success

measuring-sucess-492x270The following statistics show the total Emergency Aid provided from 2013-2014 through 2016-2017, including the value of donated food 

  • PACS serves as the first point of contact in empowering people in the Phoenixville Area to achieve self –sufficiency
  • PACS – when you don’t know where to turn for help

 

I&R – Connecting people with community resources

PACS connects people with community resources to help them meet their needs and manage as self-sufficiently as possible.

  2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18
Total # of referrals to Agencies 17,947 16,669 14,980 15,979 17,816
Total # of people assisted 1,731 1,470 1,213 1,305 1,261

 

Direct Aid – Emergency Food Pantry

Connecting people with emergency assistance

  • Duplicated means total households counting repetitive service
  • Unique are  households whether served once or with multiple visits
  2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18
 Households (monthly average)  187  171 153 145 137
Total # households served (Duplicated) 2,269 2,056 1,832 1,739 1,642
Total # households served (Unique) 599 554 457 459 415
Total # people (monthly average) 445 411 371 325 303
Total # people served (Duplicated) 5,341 4,932 4,447 3,896 3,636
Total # people served (Unique) 1,398 1,391 1,172 1,084 959
  • Emergency pantry food is provided once per month per household
  •  People receive food only as long as they continue to have the need
  •  In addition to foods PACS can purchase through this contract, a small amount of USDA commodities is received in donations from The Emergency Food & Assistance Program (TEFAP)
  • Community donations still account for approximately 85% of total food distributed to our neighbors needs.

 

Direct Aid – Other Emergency Needs

Connecting people with emergency assistance for non-food aid

  2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18
Electric $2,915 – 7 families $2,356 – 2 families $4,670 – 7 families $1,408 – 4 families $3,583 – 6 families
Heat $22,623 – 44 families $11,108 – 32 families $7,572 – 28 families $6,436 – 21 families $11,832 – 31 families
Housing $6,531- 10 families $5,501 – 6 families $25,168 – 33 families $5,637 – 19 families $18,458 – 18 families
Water & Sewer N/A $643 – 1 family $639 – 1 family N/A $299 – 1 family
Other Emergency Needs N/A $230 – 1 family $554 – 2 families $286 1 family $1,568 – 37 families
TOTAL $32,069 – 61 families $19,838 – 42 families $38,603 – 71 families $13,767 – 45 families $35,740 – 93 families