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​Number of Individuals Enrolled in DHS Benefits Programs

The Department of Human Services oversees services that offer vital support to approximately 24.7 percent of Pennsylvania citizens. In the column on the right, you will find links that break out some of the department's most utilized programs and show enrollment numbers for each program. 

Application for Benefits:
Received and Processed

The table below shows the total number of applications received for all types of benefits offered by the department.


Month

​Total Received
​Total Processed
​Total Approved
​Total Rejected
​Nov 2022
​285,530
​232,733
122,083​110,650​
​Oct 2022
​268,446
​230,938
124,541​​106,397
Sept 2022​
​256,169
​221,612
119,958​101,654​
Aug 2022​
275,970​233,486​​124,181
109,305​
July 2022​
238,558​208,591​110,986​​97,605
June 2022​
​251,497
​213,190
114,371
98,819​
​​May 2022
234,761​196,334
102,469
93,865
​April 2022
224,721​​196,334
105,431​​90,903
March 2022​
248,102​223,079​120,172​​102,907
Feb 2022​
​225,124
209,439​112,138​​97,301
​Jan 2022
268,231​​228,957
​120,586
​108,371
​Dec 2021
​237,599
​230,874
​119,427
​111,447
Nov 2021​
​276,389
​224,801
​123,887
​100,914

The Department of Human Services does not warrant or guarantee the data provided for any purpose except its own use. Further, the data provided is only from sources available to DHS and only purports to demonstrate the status of the data at a certain point in time. DHS is not liable or responsible for outside use of this data, or for any indirect or consequential damages which may result from the use of this data.