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  • IPD: adjusts for changes in the cost of goods and services purchased by governments
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Other Human Services

funding levels adjusted for inflation (CPI)

  • Funding History
Adjusted for inflation (CPI) NOT adjusted
FY18 Sen$207,719,660$207,719,660
FY17$219,087,789$214,126,407
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
36.4%

comparisons adjusted for inflation (CPI)

Adjusted for inflation (CPI) NOT adjusted
FY18 Sen$207,719,660$207,719,660
FY18 SWM$206,160,660$206,160,660
FY18 Hou$206,038,856$206,038,856
FY18 HWM$203,549,856$203,549,856
FY18 Gov$206,507,858$206,507,858
FY17$219,087,789$214,126,407

funding levels adjusted for inflation (CPI)

  • Active Line Items
  • All Line Items
FY17FY18 GovFY18 HouFY18 Sen
Welcome Home Bill Bonus Payments$2,868,588$2,803,627$2,803,627$2,803,627
Bonus Payments to War Veterans$45,531$44,500$44,500$44,500
Veterans' Services Administration and Operations$3,849,675$3,759,629$3,529,629$3,759,629
Veterans' Outreach Centers Including Homeless Shelters$3,883,587$5,020,641$4,306,641$4,594,641
Women Veterans' Outreach$112,549$112,152$112,152$150,000
Agawam and Winchendon Veterans' Cemeteries$705,988$690,000$690,000$690,000
Veterans' Workforce Program$0$0$0$100,000
Veteran Service Officer Training and Certification$358,110$352,829$352,829$352,783
Train Vets to Treat Vets$255,793$250,000$250,000$250,000
Assistance to Homeless Veterans$3,276,862$3,202,655$3,232,655$3,202,655
New England Shelter for Homeless Veterans$2,447,904$2,392,470$2,392,470$2,392,470
Veterans' Benefits$79,198,871$75,675,270$75,675,270$75,675,270
Agawam and Winchendon Veterans' Cemeteries$1,198,981$1,194,652$1,194,652$1,194,652
War Memorials$409,268$350,000$110,000$150,000
Chapter 257 Reserve$48,022,597$39,698,478$39,698,478$39,698,478
Emergency Food Assistance Program (Food Banks)$17,393,896$17,000,000$17,685,000$17,600,000
Personal Care Attendant Council$1,739,390$1,683,000$1,683,000$1,683,000
Family Access Centers$0$0$0$1,000,000
Low-Income Citizenship Program$409,268$400,000$400,000$500,000
Soldiers' Home in Massachusetts Administration and Operations$27,841,171$27,213,618$27,213,617$27,213,618
License Plate Sales Retained Revenue$613,902$600,000$600,000$600,000
Soldiers' Home in Holyoke Administration and Operations$23,116,485$22,755,294$22,755,294$22,755,294
Holyoke Antenna Retained Revenue$5,116$5,000$5,000$5,000
Pharmacy Co-Payment Fee Retained Revenue$112,549$110,000$110,000$110,000
Holyoke Telephone and Television Retained Revenue$51,159$50,000$50,000$50,000
Holyoke 12 Bed RR$761,283$744,043$744,042$744,043
License Plate Sales Retained Revenue$409,268$400,000$400,000$400,000
FY17FY18 GovFY18 HouFY18 Sen
Welcome Home Bill Bonus Payments$2,868,588$2,803,627$2,803,627$2,803,627
Welcome Home Bill Bonus Payments$0$0$0$0
Bonus Payments to War Veterans$45,531$44,500$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$3,849,675$3,759,629$3,529,629$3,759,629
Veterans' Outreach Centers Including Homeless Shelters$3,883,587$5,020,641$4,306,641$4,594,641
Women Veterans' Outreach$112,549$112,152$112,152$150,000
National WWII Memorial$0$0$0$0
Agawam and Winchendon Veterans' Cemeteries$705,988$690,000$690,000$690,000
Veterans' Workforce Program$0$0$0$100,000
Veteran Service Officer Training and Certification$358,110$352,829$352,829$352,783
Massachusetts Iraq and Afghanistan Fallen Heroes Fund$0$0$0$0
Train Vets to Treat Vets$255,793$250,000$250,000$250,000
Veterans' Services Pension Recovery Revenue Maximization$0$0$0$0
WWII Veterans Memorial, Gloucester$0$0$0$0
Assistance to Homeless Veterans$3,276,862$3,202,655$3,232,655$3,202,655
New England Shelter for Homeless Veterans$2,447,904$2,392,470$2,392,470$2,392,470
Annuities to Disabled Vets, Gold Star Parents and Spouses$0$0$0$0
Veterans' Benefits$79,198,871$75,675,270$75,675,270$75,675,270
POW/MIA Eternal Flame$0$0$0$0
Agawam and Winchendon Veterans' Cemeteries$1,198,981$1,194,652$1,194,652$1,194,652
War Memorials$409,268$350,000$110,000$150,000
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$0$0$0$0
Chapter 257 Reserve$48,022,597$39,698,478$39,698,478$39,698,478
Human Services Salary Reserve$0$0$0$0
Emergency Food Assistance Program (Food Banks)$17,393,896$17,000,000$17,685,000$17,600,000
Common Application Portal$0$0$0$0
Personal Care Attendant Council$1,739,390$1,683,000$1,683,000$1,683,000
Family Access Centers$0$0$0$1,000,000
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$409,268$400,000$400,000$500,000
Soldiers' Home in Massachusetts Administration and Operations$27,841,171$27,213,618$27,213,617$27,213,618
Chelsea Telephone and Television Retained Revenue$0$0$0$0
License Plate Sales Retained Revenue$613,902$600,000$600,000$600,000
Soldiers' Home in Holyoke Administration and Operations$23,116,485$22,755,294$22,755,294$22,755,294
Holyoke Antenna Retained Revenue$5,116$5,000$5,000$5,000
Pharmacy Co-Payment Fee Retained Revenue$112,549$110,000$110,000$110,000
Holyoke Telephone and Television Retained Revenue$51,159$50,000$50,000$50,000
Holyoke 12 Bed RR$761,283$744,043$744,042$744,043
License Plate Sales Retained Revenue$409,268$400,000$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