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Economic Services

Briefing Book

The Briefing Book is your reference guide to our programs, client demographics, caseloads, and expenditures. The book highlights information for each State Fiscal Year (SFY), the period of July through June, and provides you with some historical data as well.

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Select one of the following links for the State Fiscal Year you wish to view.

Due to budget considerations, we are no longer printing a hard copy of this book.


Briefing Book for State Fiscal Year (SFY) 2013

Briefing Book 2013 (July 2012 - June 2013)

Full document (323 pgs)

The follow are sections and appendices included in the full document.
  1. ESA Contacts
  2. Geographical Maps
  3. Abbreviations
  4. Electronic Benefits and Funds Transfer
  5. Federal Welfare Legislative History and State Welfare History
  6. Changes in Cash Grant Assistance Programs/Funding Due to Welfare Reforms
  7. Child Support Federal Legislative History
  8. Major Changes in ESA Programs by Month

Briefing Book 2012 (July 2011 - June 2012)

Full document (315 pgs)

  • On 5/6/2013, the Refugee and Immigrant Assistance section of the ESA Briefing Book was added to this document.
The follow are sections and appendices included in the full document.
  1. Contacts
  2. Geographical Maps
  3. Abbreviations
  4. Electronic Benefits Funds Transfer
  5. Welfare History Overview
  6. Changes in Cash Grant Assistance
  7. Child Support Federal Legislative History
  8. Major Changes in ESA Programs by Month

Briefing Book 2011 (July 2010 - June 2011)

Full document (270 pgs) This file was updated on 3/7/2012. It now contains a 27 page section on the Refugee and Immigrant Assistance Program beginning at page 96.

The follow are sections and appendices included in the full document.

Briefing Book 2010 (July 2009 - June 2010)

Full document (254 pgs)

The follow are sections and appendices included in the full document.

Briefing Book 2009 (July 2008 - June 2009)

Full document (277 pgs)

The follow are sections and appendices included in the full document.

Briefing Book 2008 (July 2007 - June 2008)

Full document (255 pgs)

The follow are sections and appendices included in the full document.

Briefing Book 2007 (July 2006 - June 2007)

Full document (215 pgs, 1.3 MB)

The follow are sections and appendices included in the full document.

Briefing Book 2006 (July 2005 - June 2006)

Full document (232 pgs, 6.6 MB)

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Briefing Book 2005 (July 2004 - June 2005)

Full document (228 pgs, 2.2 MB)

The follow are sections and appendices included in the full document.

 

Briefing Book 2004 (July 2003 - June 2004)

Full document (221 pgs, 1.2 MB)

The follow are sections and appendices included in the full document.

 

Briefing Book 2003 (July 2002 - June 2003)

Full document (219 pgs, 981KB)

The follow are sections and appendices included in the full document.

Briefing Book 2002 (July 2001 - June 2002)

Full document (205 pgs, 983KB)

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Briefing Book 2001 (July 2000 - June 2001)

Full document (194 pgs, 1.14MB)

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Briefing Book 2000 (July 1999 - June 2000)

Full document (215 pgs, 1.3MB)

The follow are sections and appendices included in the full document.

For more information about this Briefing Book web page, contact:

Can Du
Department of Social and Health Services
Economic Services Administration
360.725.4633 / can.du@dshs.wa.gov

Mailing Address:
DSHS/ESA . Attn: Can Du
PO Box 45559
Olympia, WA 98507-5559

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