Families are forced to make tough choices every day

According to a 2018 "Poverty Speaks" survey of people with household incomes below $25,000 in Cuyahoga County:

45%

45% of families with children said they had to choose between paying for food and another necessity.

 

24%

24% of families with children had to make a choice between medical care and another necessity.

 
Insights/Notes

Individual, family, and community services/support includes adoption services, adult in-home services, benefits screening, animal control/shelters/services (including pet food), child care/child custody services, reproductive health, etc.

Source(s):

The Center for Community Solutions