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  • CPI: adjusts for changes in the cost of goods and services purchased by consumers
  • IPD: adjusts for changes in the cost of goods and services purchased by governments
  • Economic Growth: adjusts for changes in the size of the state economy (measured in terms of total personal income)
  • None: does not capture changes in the value of a dollar over time.

Other Human Services

funding levels adjusted for inflation (cpi)

  • Funding History
Adjusted for inflation (cpi) NOT adjusted
FY18 HWM$203,549,856$203,549,856
FY17$208,150,589$203,436,887
FY16$224,070,409$215,093,304
FY15$185,817,510$177,180,077
FY14$185,052,404$175,191,290
FY13$174,067,520$162,267,931
FY12$154,733,008$141,870,322
FY11$144,435,275$128,638,900
FY10$140,781,427$122,945,726
FY09$167,164,311$144,563,265
FY08$160,613,327$136,979,613
FY07$171,099,438$140,703,029
FY06$157,409,994$126,166,615
FY05$129,814,462$100,260,881
FY04$105,164,891$78,853,839
FY03$104,664,991$76,785,270
FY02$116,455,171$83,593,332
FY01$130,692,519$92,180,827
  • See Changes in Funding
Between and
Funding for Other Human Services
29.6%

comparisons adjusted for inflation (cpi)

Adjusted for inflation (cpi) NOT adjusted
FY18 HWM$203,549,856$203,549,856
FY18 Gov$206,507,858$206,507,858
FY17$208,150,589$203,436,887

funding levels adjusted for inflation (cpi)

  • Active Line Items
  • All Line Items
FY16FY17FY18 GovFY18 HWM
Welcome Home Bill Bonus Payments$2,920,639$2,868,588$2,803,627$2,803,627
Bonus Payments to War Veterans$46,357$45,531$44,500$44,500
Veterans' Services Administration and Operations$3,669,511$3,849,675$3,759,629$3,294,629
Veterans' Outreach Centers Including Homeless Shelters$3,497,775$3,883,587$5,020,641$2,902,641
Women Veterans' Outreach$114,591$112,549$112,152$112,152
Agawam and Winchendon Veterans' Cemeteries$718,798$705,988$690,000$690,000
Veteran Service Officer Training and Certification$364,608$358,110$352,829$352,829
Massachusetts Iraq and Afghanistan Fallen Heroes Fund$156,260$0$0$0
Train Vets to Treat Vets$260,434$255,793$250,000$125,000
Assistance to Homeless Veterans$3,272,748$3,276,862$3,202,655$3,202,655
New England Shelter for Homeless Veterans$2,700,669$2,447,904$2,392,470$2,392,470
Veterans' Benefits$80,371,165$79,198,871$75,675,270$75,675,270
Agawam and Winchendon Veterans' Cemeteries$1,220,737$1,198,981$1,194,652$1,194,652
War Memorials$707,339$409,268$350,000$100,000
Human Service Salary Reserve$5,508,153$0$0$0
Chapter 257 Reserve$38,997,429$37,085,397$39,698,478$39,698,478
Emergency Food Assistance Program (Food Banks)$17,876,187$17,393,896$17,000,000$17,000,000
Personal Care Attendant Council$1,770,952$1,739,390$1,683,000$1,683,000
Family Access Centers$2,604,340$0$0$0
Low-Income Citizenship Program$416,694$409,268$400,000$400,000
Soldiers' Home in Massachusetts Administration and Operations$30,762,099$27,841,171$27,213,618$27,213,617
License Plate Sales Retained Revenue$625,042$613,902$600,000$600,000
Soldiers' Home in Holyoke Administration and Operations$24,124,205$23,116,485$22,755,294$22,755,294
Holyoke Antenna Retained Revenue$5,209$5,116$5,000$5,000
Pharmacy Co-Payment Fee Retained Revenue$114,591$112,549$110,000$110,000
Holyoke Telephone and Television Retained Revenue$52,087$51,159$50,000$50,000
Holyoke 12 Bed RR$775,096$761,283$744,043$744,042
License Plate Sales Retained Revenue$416,694$409,268$400,000$400,000
FY16FY17FY18 GovFY18 HWM
Welcome Home Bill Bonus Payments$2,920,639$2,868,588$2,803,627$2,803,627
Welcome Home Bill Bonus Payments$0$0$0$0
Bonus Payments to War Veterans$46,357$45,531$44,500$44,500
Bonus Payments to War Veterans$0$0$0$0
Welcome Home Bill Life Insurance Reimbursement$0$0$0$0
Veterans' Services Administration and Operations$3,669,511$3,849,675$3,759,629$3,294,629
Veterans' Outreach Centers Including Homeless Shelters$3,497,775$3,883,587$5,020,641$2,902,641
Women Veterans' Outreach$114,591$112,549$112,152$112,152
National WWII Memorial$0$0$0$0
Agawam and Winchendon Veterans' Cemeteries$718,798$705,988$690,000$690,000
Veteran Service Officer Training and Certification$364,608$358,110$352,829$352,829
Massachusetts Iraq and Afghanistan Fallen Heroes Fund$156,260$0$0$0
Train Vets to Treat Vets$260,434$255,793$250,000$125,000
Veterans' Services Pension Recovery Revenue Maximization$0$0$0$0
WWII Veterans Memorial, Gloucester$0$0$0$0
Assistance to Homeless Veterans$3,272,748$3,276,862$3,202,655$3,202,655
New England Shelter for Homeless Veterans$2,700,669$2,447,904$2,392,470$2,392,470
Annuities to Disabled Vets, Gold Star Parents and Spouses$0$0$0$0
Veterans' Benefits$80,371,165$79,198,871$75,675,270$75,675,270
POW/MIA Eternal Flame$0$0$0$0
Agawam and Winchendon Veterans' Cemeteries$1,220,737$1,198,981$1,194,652$1,194,652
War Memorials$707,339$409,268$350,000$100,000
Worcester Vietnam Veterans Memorial$0$0$0$0
Human Service Salary Reserve Fund$0$0$0$0
Massachusetts Iraq and Afghanistan Fallen Heroes Fund$0$0$0$0
Non-Profit Capital Projects Reserve$0$0$0$0
POS Regulatory Evaluation$0$0$0$0
Federal PRWORA Compliance Reserve$0$0$0$0
Purchase of Service Provider Salary Reserve$0$0$0$0
Purchase of Service Provider Salary Reserve$0$0$0$0
Human Service Salary Reserve$5,508,153$0$0$0
Chapter 257 Reserve$38,997,429$37,085,397$39,698,478$39,698,478
Human Services Salary Reserve$0$0$0$0
Emergency Food Assistance Program (Food Banks)$17,876,187$17,393,896$17,000,000$17,000,000
Common Application Portal$0$0$0$0
Personal Care Attendant Council$1,770,952$1,739,390$1,683,000$1,683,000
Family Access Centers$2,604,340$0$0$0
Executive Office of Health and Human Services$0$0$0$0
Domestic Violence Service Initiatives$0$0$0$0
Quality Care Fund Reserve$0$0$0$0
Mass. Technology Collaborative Grants$0$0$0$0
Citizenship Assistance Program$0$0$0$0
Soldiers' Home Air Conditioning$0$0$0$0
Office of Residential and Placement Licensure$0$0$0$0
Low-Income Citizenship Program$416,694$409,268$400,000$400,000
Soldiers' Home in Massachusetts Administration and Operations$30,762,099$27,841,171$27,213,618$27,213,617
Chelsea Telephone and Television Retained Revenue$0$0$0$0
License Plate Sales Retained Revenue$625,042$613,902$600,000$600,000
Soldiers' Home in Holyoke Administration and Operations$24,124,205$23,116,485$22,755,294$22,755,294
Holyoke Antenna Retained Revenue$5,209$5,116$5,000$5,000
Pharmacy Co-Payment Fee Retained Revenue$114,591$112,549$110,000$110,000
Holyoke Telephone and Television Retained Revenue$52,087$51,159$50,000$50,000
Holyoke 12 Bed RR$775,096$761,283$744,043$744,042
License Plate Sales Retained Revenue$416,694$409,268$400,000$400,000
Long-Term Care Resident Fee Retained Revenue$0$0$0$0
Medical Equipment Purchase$0$0$0$0
Temporary Emergency Food Assistance Program$0$0$0$0