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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
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Other Human Services

funding levels adjusted for inflation (cpi)

  • Funding History
Adjusted for inflation (cpi) NOT adjusted
FY25 Gov$630,562,325$630,562,325
FY24$794,045,253$801,064,867
FY23$1,444,960,004$1,371,984,528
FY22$471,806,381$430,025,369
FY21$420,643,129$357,764,037
FY20$257,823,911$214,376,500
FY19$254,838,742$208,597,543
FY18$263,792,834$211,541,322
FY17$272,555,863$213,776,407
FY16$279,336,749$215,093,304
FY15$231,628,553$177,180,077
FY14$230,667,351$175,191,290
FY13$216,976,002$162,267,931
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
296.6%

comparisons adjusted for inflation (cpi)

Adjusted for inflation (cpi) NOT adjusted
FY25 Gov$630,562,325$630,562,325
FY24$794,045,253$801,064,867
FY24 Leg$429,151,696$432,945,534
FY24 Sen$425,411,792$429,172,568
FY24 SWM$420,459,323$424,176,318
FY24 Hou$416,915,619$420,601,286
FY24 HWM$413,808,090$417,466,286
FY24 Gov$415,039,205$418,708,284
FY23 GAA$468,919,760$445,237,691
FY23 SWM$463,928,136$440,498,161
FY23 Hou$465,707,531$442,187,691
FY23 HWM$464,062,449$440,625,691
FY23 Gov$463,090,849$439,703,160
FY22 GAA$306,600,570$279,449,428

funding levels adjusted for inflation (cpi)

  • Active Line Items
  • All Line Items
FY22FY23FY24FY25 Gov
Welcome Home Bill Bonus Payments$4,442,608$2,952,750$3,770,295$2,803,626
Bonus Payments to War Veterans$48,824$46,867$44,110$44,500
Office of the Veteran Advocate$0$0$743,428$765,000
Veterans Services Administration and Operations$10,599,266$6,058,813$9,235,315$11,847,589
Veterans Outreach Centers Including Homeless Shelters$9,813,237$10,057,142$10,997,005$8,320,622
Women Veterans Outreach$676,117$659,813$821,285$724,239
Agawam and Winchendon Cemeteries Retained Revenue$757,040$1,471,425$1,236,268$760,000
Veteran Service Officer Training and Certification$397,934$392,227$369,155$377,496
Train Vets to Treat Vets$274,290$289,627$272,590$275,000
Shelters For Homeless Veterans$4,567,096$4,468,321$4,926,107$3,992,315
New England Shelter for Homeless Veterans$3,310,646$3,686,164$3,717,139$3,750,000
Veterans Benefits$79,225,747$71,837,942$67,612,165$70,409,878
Agawam and Winchendon Veterans Cemeteries$1,372,712$1,441,172$1,365,930$1,437,876
War Memorials$806,412$748,228$1,060,040$0
Department of Veterans Services IT$0$0$4,120,802$3,852,011
EOHHS Workforce Reserve$0$383,085,824$80,610,124$0
Immigrant Assistance Reserve$0$7,372,328$6,690,851$0
Veterans Affairs Reserve$0$5,265,949$4,956,186$0
Food Security$49,152,742$44,258,630$29,173,986$0
Holyoke Soldiers Home Settlement$0$3,067,415$0$0
Rest Homes and NFs$0$205,371,996$69,584,838$0
Ch. 257 Supplemental Payments$0$236,967,687$124,410,908$0
Food Security Grants$0$26,329,743$24,780,929$0
Chapter 257 Reserve$129,903,674$271,616,916$171,484,027$390,000,000
Food Security Infrastructure Grants$0$0$24,880,052$0
Emergency Food Assistance Program (Food Banks)$33,479,819$32,201,276$36,105,813$37,116,330
Community Food Security$1,135,560$1,574,519$2,050,126$0
Health and Human Services Programs and Special Projects$38,571,736$11,158,545$5,301,496$0
Personal Care Attendant Council$1,869,733$2,961,356$2,787,158$3,515,395
Family Resource Centers$548,580$526,595$924,062$0
Executive Office of Health and Human Services$0$1,053,190$0$0
Office of Refugees and Immigrants Admini$0$0$1,982,474$1,002,210
Low-Income Citizenship Program$24,247,223$13,405,228$2,068,670$1,295,460
Resettlement Agencies Resettle refugees and immigrants$0$10,531,897$10,407,990$0
Chelsea Soldiers Home$42,428,344$51,286,121$54,102,940$53,622,916
Chelsea License Plate Retained Revenue$658,296$1,154,690$1,260,885$0
Holyoke Soldiers Home$32,016,311$29,853,382$28,476,834$33,775,665
Holyoke Antenna Retained Revenue$5,486$5,266$0$0
Holyoke Pharmacy Co-Payment Fee Retained Revenue$120,688$115,851$0$0
Holyoke Canteen Retained Revenue$0$0$49,562$50,000
Holyoke Telephone and Television Retained Revenue$54,858$52,659$0$0
Holyoke 12 Bed Retained Revenue$882,539$873,067$911,549$824,197
Holyoke License Plate Retained Revenue$438,864$759,382$752,163$0
FY22FY23FY24FY25 Gov
Welcome Home Bill Bonus Payments$4,442,608$2,952,750$3,770,295$2,803,626
Bonus Payments to War Veterans$48,824$46,867$44,110$44,500
Welcome Home Bill Life Insurance Premium Reimbursement Program$0$0$0$0
Office of the Veteran Advocate$0$0$743,428$765,000
Veterans Services Administration and Operations$10,599,266$6,058,813$9,235,315$11,847,589
Veterans Outreach Centers Including Homeless Shelters$9,813,237$10,057,142$10,997,005$8,320,622
Women Veterans Outreach$676,117$659,813$821,285$724,239
National WWII Memorial$0$0$0$0
Agawam and Winchendon Cemeteries Retained Revenue$757,040$1,471,425$1,236,268$760,000
Veterans Workforce Program$0$0$0$0
Veteran Service Officer Training and Certification$397,934$392,227$369,155$377,496
Massachusetts Iraq and Afghanistan Fallen Heroes Fund$0$0$0$0
Train Vets to Treat Vets$274,290$289,627$272,590$275,000
Veterans Services Pension Recovery Revenue Maximization$0$0$0$0
WWII Veterans Memorial, Gloucester$0$0$0$0
Shelters For Homeless Veterans$4,567,096$4,468,321$4,926,107$3,992,315
New England Shelter for Homeless Veterans$3,310,646$3,686,164$3,717,139$3,750,000
Annuities to Disabled Veterans Gold Star Parents and Spouses$0$0$0$0
Veterans Benefits$79,225,747$71,837,942$67,612,165$70,409,878
POW/MIA Eternal Flame$0$0$0$0
Agawam and Winchendon Veterans Cemeteries$1,372,712$1,441,172$1,365,930$1,437,876
War Memorials$806,412$748,228$1,060,040$0
Department of Veterans Services IT$0$0$4,120,802$3,852,011
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$0$383,085,824$80,610,124$0
Immigrant Assistance Reserve$0$7,372,328$6,690,851$0
Veterans Affairs Reserve$0$5,265,949$4,956,186$0
Food Security$49,152,742$44,258,630$29,173,986$0
POS Regulatory Evaluation$0$0$0$0
Holyoke Soldiers Home Settlement$0$3,067,415$0$0
Federal PRWORA Compliance Reserve$0$0$0$0
Rest Homes and NFs$0$205,371,996$69,584,838$0
Ch. 257 Supplemental Payments$0$236,967,687$124,410,908$0
Food Security Grants$0$26,329,743$24,780,929$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$129,903,674$271,616,916$171,484,027$390,000,000
Human Services Salary Reserve$0$0$0$0
Food Security Infrastructure Grants$0$0$24,880,052$0
Emergency Food Assistance Program (Food Banks)$33,479,819$32,201,276$36,105,813$37,116,330
Community Food Security$1,135,560$1,574,519$2,050,126$0
Common Application Portal$0$0$0$0
Health and Human Services Programs and Special Projects$38,571,736$11,158,545$5,301,496$0
Integrated Eligibility and Enrollment$0$0$0$0
Personal Care Attendant Council$1,869,733$2,961,356$2,787,158$3,515,395
Family Resource Centers$548,580$526,595$924,062$0
Executive Office of Health and Human Services$0$1,053,190$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$0$0$1,982,474$1,002,210
Low-Income Citizenship Program$24,247,223$13,405,228$2,068,670$1,295,460
Resettlement Agencies Resettle refugees and immigrants$0$10,531,897$10,407,990$0
Chelsea Soldiers Home$42,428,344$51,286,121$54,102,940$53,622,916
Chelsea Telephone and Television Retained Revenue$0$0$0$0
Chelsea License Plate Retained Revenue$658,296$1,154,690$1,260,885$0
Holyoke Soldiers Home$32,016,311$29,853,382$28,476,834$33,775,665
Holyoke Antenna Retained Revenue$5,486$5,266$0$0
Holyoke Pharmacy Co-Payment Fee Retained Revenue$120,688$115,851$0$0
Holyoke Canteen Retained Revenue$0$0$49,562$50,000
Holyoke Telephone and Television Retained Revenue$54,858$52,659$0$0
Holyoke 12 Bed Retained Revenue$882,539$873,067$911,549$824,197
Holyoke License Plate Retained Revenue$438,864$759,382$752,163$0
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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