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Other Human Services

funding levels adjusted for inflation (cpi)

  • Funding History
Adjusted for inflation (cpi) NOT adjusted
FY25 Sen$639,622,015$639,622,015
FY24$791,071,542$798,064,867
FY23$1,057,935,601$1,004,506,196
FY22$1,082,099,773$986,273,974
FY21$415,154,664$353,096,005
FY20$258,261,917$214,740,695
FY19$255,670,562$209,278,427
FY18$264,233,225$211,894,480
FY17$272,766,620$213,941,712
FY16$279,147,124$214,947,290
FY15$232,579,521$177,907,503
FY14$229,549,643$174,342,393
FY13$232,313,216$173,738,038
FY12$192,898,649$141,870,322
FY11$180,044,869$128,638,900
FY10$175,490,188$122,945,726
FY09$208,377,604$144,563,265
FY08$200,211,516$136,979,613
FY07$213,282,911$140,703,029
FY06$196,218,422$126,166,615
FY05$161,819,388$100,260,881
FY04$131,092,622$78,853,839
FY03$130,469,476$76,785,270
FY02$145,166,448$83,593,332
FY01$162,913,925$92,180,827

comparisons adjusted for inflation (cpi)

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Between and
Funding for Other Human Services
295.1%

comparisons adjusted for inflation (cpi)

Adjusted for inflation (cpi) NOT adjusted
FY25 Sen$639,622,015$639,622,015
FY25 SWM$634,290,015$634,290,015
FY25 House$631,116,345$631,116,345
FY25 HWM$628,766,345$628,766,345
FY25 Gov$630,562,325$630,562,325
FY24$791,071,542$798,064,867
FY24 Leg$429,151,696$432,945,534
FY23 GAA$468,919,760$445,237,691
FY22 GAA$306,600,570$279,449,428

funding levels adjusted for inflation (cpi)

  • Active Line Items
  • All Line Items
FY24FY25 GovFY25 HouseFY25 Sen
Welcome Home Bill Bonus Payments$3,770,295$2,803,626$2,803,626$2,803,626
Bonus Payments to War Veterans$44,110$44,500$44,500$44,500
Office of the Veteran Advocate$743,428$765,000$2,000,000$765,000
Veterans Services Administration and Operations$9,235,315$11,847,589$11,729,113$12,293,113
Veterans Outreach Centers Including Homeless Shelters$10,997,005$8,320,622$8,790,622$9,348,622
Women Veterans Outreach$821,285$724,239$724,239$724,239
Agawam and Winchendon Cemeteries Retained Revenue$1,236,268$760,000$760,000$760,000
Veteran Service Officer Training and Certification$369,155$377,496$377,496$377,496
Train Vets to Treat Vets$272,590$275,000$275,000$275,000
Shelters For Homeless Veterans$4,926,107$3,992,315$3,992,315$3,992,315
New England Shelter for Homeless Veterans$3,717,139$3,750,000$3,750,000$3,750,000
Veterans Benefits$67,612,165$70,409,878$68,209,878$70,409,878
Agawam and Winchendon Veterans Cemeteries$1,365,930$1,437,876$1,437,876$1,437,876
War Memorials$1,060,040$0$258,000$425,000
Department of Veterans Services IT$4,120,802$3,852,011$3,813,492$3,813,492
EOHHS Workforce Reserve$80,610,124$0$0$0
Immigrant Assistance Reserve$6,690,851$0$0$0
Veterans Affairs Reserve$4,956,186$0$0$0
Food Security$29,173,986$0$0$0
Rest Homes and NFs$69,584,838$0$0$0
Ch. 257 Supplemental Payments$124,410,908$0$0$0
Food Security Grants$24,780,929$0$0$0
Chapter 257 Reserve$171,484,027$390,000,000$390,000,000$390,000,000
Food Security Infrastructure Grants$24,880,052$0$0$0
Emergency Food Assistance Program (Food Banks)$36,105,813$37,116,330$37,401,330$42,075,000
Community Food Security$2,050,126$0$977,000$1,450,000
Health and Human Services Programs and Special Projects$5,301,496$0$0$0
Personal Care Attendant Council$2,787,158$3,515,395$4,015,396$3,515,395
Family Resource Centers$924,062$0$0$500,000
Office of Refugees and Immigrants Admini$1,982,474$1,002,210$1,002,210$1,002,210
Low-Income Citizenship Program$2,068,670$1,295,460$1,355,459$1,460,460
Resettlement Agencies Resettle refugees and immigrants$10,407,990$0$0$0
Chelsea Soldiers Home$51,129,228$53,622,916$53,086,687$53,086,687
Chelsea License Plate Retained Revenue$1,260,885$0$0$600,000
Holyoke Soldiers Home$28,476,834$33,775,665$33,437,909$33,437,909
Holyoke Canteen Retained Revenue$49,562$50,000$50,000$50,000
Holyoke 12 Bed Retained Revenue$911,549$824,197$824,197$824,197
Holyoke License Plate Retained Revenue$752,163$0$0$400,000
FY24FY25 GovFY25 HouseFY25 Sen
Welcome Home Bill Bonus Payments$3,770,295$2,803,626$2,803,626$2,803,626
Bonus Payments to War Veterans$44,110$44,500$44,500$44,500
Welcome Home Bill Life Insurance Premium Reimbursement Program$0$0$0$0
Office of the Veteran Advocate$743,428$765,000$2,000,000$765,000
Veterans Services Administration and Operations$9,235,315$11,847,589$11,729,113$12,293,113
Veterans Outreach Centers Including Homeless Shelters$10,997,005$8,320,622$8,790,622$9,348,622
Women Veterans Outreach$821,285$724,239$724,239$724,239
National WWII Memorial$0$0$0$0
Agawam and Winchendon Cemeteries Retained Revenue$1,236,268$760,000$760,000$760,000
Veterans Workforce Program$0$0$0$0
Veteran Service Officer Training and Certification$369,155$377,496$377,496$377,496
Massachusetts Iraq and Afghanistan Fallen Heroes Fund$0$0$0$0
Train Vets to Treat Vets$272,590$275,000$275,000$275,000
Veterans Services Pension Recovery Revenue Maximization$0$0$0$0
WWII Veterans Memorial, Gloucester$0$0$0$0
Shelters For Homeless Veterans$4,926,107$3,992,315$3,992,315$3,992,315
New England Shelter for Homeless Veterans$3,717,139$3,750,000$3,750,000$3,750,000
Annuities to Disabled Veterans Gold Star Parents and Spouses$0$0$0$0
Veterans Benefits$67,612,165$70,409,878$68,209,878$70,409,878
POW/MIA Eternal Flame$0$0$0$0
Agawam and Winchendon Veterans Cemeteries$1,365,930$1,437,876$1,437,876$1,437,876
War Memorials$1,060,040$0$258,000$425,000
Department of Veterans Services IT$4,120,802$3,852,011$3,813,492$3,813,492
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
EOHHS Workforce Reserve$80,610,124$0$0$0
Immigrant Assistance Reserve$6,690,851$0$0$0
Veterans Affairs Reserve$4,956,186$0$0$0
Food Security$29,173,986$0$0$0
POS Regulatory Evaluation$0$0$0$0
Holyoke Soldiers Home Settlement$0$0$0$0
Federal PRWORA Compliance Reserve$0$0$0$0
Rest Homes and NFs$69,584,838$0$0$0
Ch. 257 Supplemental Payments$124,410,908$0$0$0
Food Security Grants$24,780,929$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$171,484,027$390,000,000$390,000,000$390,000,000
Human Services Salary Reserve$0$0$0$0
Food Security Infrastructure Grants$24,880,052$0$0$0
Emergency Food Assistance Program (Food Banks)$36,105,813$37,116,330$37,401,330$42,075,000
Community Food Security$2,050,126$0$977,000$1,450,000
Common Application Portal$0$0$0$0
Health and Human Services Programs and Special Projects$5,301,496$0$0$0
Integrated Eligibility and Enrollment$0$0$0$0
Personal Care Attendant Council$2,787,158$3,515,395$4,015,396$3,515,395
Family Resource Centers$924,062$0$0$500,000
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
Office of Refugees and Immigrants Admini$1,982,474$1,002,210$1,002,210$1,002,210
Low-Income Citizenship Program$2,068,670$1,295,460$1,355,459$1,460,460
Resettlement Agencies Resettle refugees and immigrants$10,407,990$0$0$0
Chelsea Soldiers Home$51,129,228$53,622,916$53,086,687$53,086,687
Chelsea Telephone and Television Retained Revenue$0$0$0$0
Chelsea License Plate Retained Revenue$1,260,885$0$0$600,000
Holyoke Soldiers Home$28,476,834$33,775,665$33,437,909$33,437,909
Holyoke Antenna Retained Revenue$0$0$0$0
Holyoke Pharmacy Co-Payment Fee Retained Revenue$0$0$0$0
Holyoke Canteen Retained Revenue$49,562$50,000$50,000$50,000
Holyoke Telephone and Television Retained Revenue$0$0$0$0
Holyoke 12 Bed Retained Revenue$911,549$824,197$824,197$824,197
Holyoke License Plate Retained Revenue$752,163$0$0$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
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