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Other Human Services

funding levels adjusted for inflation (CPI)

  • Funding History
Adjusted for inflation (CPI) NOT adjusted
FY22$284,940,982$284,940,982
FY21$365,156,981$359,659,602
FY20$220,327,783$214,376,500
FY19$217,781,530$208,597,543
FY18$225,437,249$211,541,322
FY17$233,419,367$214,226,407
FY16$238,722,233$215,093,304
FY15$197,944,481$177,180,077
FY14$197,123,060$175,191,290
FY13$185,422,746$162,267,931
FY12$164,846,788$141,870,322
FY11$153,862,241$128,638,900
FY10$149,969,914$122,945,726
FY09$178,074,750$144,563,265
FY08$171,096,197$136,979,613
FY07$182,266,714$140,703,029
FY06$167,683,791$126,166,615
FY05$138,287,161$100,260,881
FY04$112,028,767$78,853,839
FY03$111,496,240$76,785,270
FY02$124,055,938$83,593,332
FY01$139,222,526$92,180,827

comparisons adjusted for inflation (CPI)

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Between and
Funding for Other Human Services
66.5%

comparisons adjusted for inflation (CPI)

Adjusted for inflation (CPI) NOT adjusted
FY22 GAA$279,449,428$279,449,428
FY22 Leg$279,449,428$279,449,428
FY22 Sen$277,289,428$277,289,428
FY22 SWM$275,484,228$275,484,228
FY22 Hou$274,144,227$274,144,227
FY22 HWM$272,359,227$272,359,227
FY22 Gov$262,750,800$262,750,800
FY21$365,156,981$359,659,602

funding levels adjusted for inflation (CPI)

  • Active Line Items
  • All Line Items
FY18FY19FY20FY21FY22
Welcome Home Bill Bonus Payments$2,987,794$2,927,063$0$5,692,959$2,803,626
Bonus Payments to War Veterans$47,423$46,459$45,735$45,180$44,500
Veterans Services Administration and Operations$4,097,179$4,022,470$4,519,928$4,607,182$5,122,822
Veterans Outreach Centers Including Homeless Shelters$4,855,962$5,516,914$5,590,261$10,151,857$8,974,222
Women Veterans Outreach$119,519$117,091$119,470$118,020$616,243
Agawam and Winchendon Veterans Cemeteries$735,325$459,372$709,155$954,368$690,000
Veterans Workforce Program$0$0$102,776$0$0
Veteran Service Officer Training and Certification$372,991$371,921$371,487$368,239$362,695
Train Vets to Treat Vets$266,422$261,007$256,940$253,821$250,000
Assistance to Homeless Veterans$3,445,005$3,374,980$3,666,696$3,637,416$4,162,655
New England Shelter for Homeless Veterans$2,549,629$2,497,804$2,715,827$2,784,389$3,017,470
Veterans Benefits$86,294,450$79,252,394$74,111,712$73,313,602$72,209,878
Agawam and Winchendon Veterans Cemeteries$1,248,805$1,224,479$1,279,863$1,270,274$1,251,151
War Memorials$170,510$237,099$580,685$710,699$760,000
Chapter 257 Reserve$42,306,229$40,233,443$42,138,197$162,445,592$79,000,000
Emergency Food Assistance Program (Food Banks)$18,834,806$19,194,442$23,979,717$36,936,066$30,515,000
Community food security and access$0$0$0$0$1,035,000
Personal Care Attendant Council$1,739,748$1,857,556$1,751,466$1,730,205$1,704,158
Family Access Centers$532,844$522,014$513,880$507,642$500,000
Low-Income Citizenship Program$426,276$522,015$1,260,626$1,768,195$2,100,000
Soldiers Home in Massachusetts Administration and Operations$28,998,132$28,487,720$30,079,208$29,983,384$38,671,084
License Plate Sales Retained Revenue$532,844$730,819$616,657$609,171$600,000
Soldiers Home in Holyoke Administration and Operations$24,077,108$23,587,707$24,522,094$25,880,494$29,181,093
Holyoke Antenna Retained Revenue$5,328$5,220$5,139$5,076$5,000
Pharmacy Co-Payment Fee Retained Revenue$117,226$114,843$113,054$111,681$110,000
Holyoke Telephone and Television Retained Revenue$53,284$52,201$51,388$50,764$50,000
Holyoke 12 Bed RR$622,407$963,865$814,716$814,591$804,385
License Plate Sales Retained Revenue$0$1,200,631$411,104$406,114$400,000
FY18FY19FY20FY21FY22
Welcome Home Bill Bonus Payments$2,987,794$2,927,063$0$5,692,959$2,803,626
Bonus Payments to War Veterans$47,423$46,459$45,735$45,180$44,500
Welcome Home Bill Life Insurance Reimbursement$0$0$0$0$0
Veterans Services Administration and Operations$4,097,179$4,022,470$4,519,928$4,607,182$5,122,822
Veterans Outreach Centers Including Homeless Shelters$4,855,962$5,516,914$5,590,261$10,151,857$8,974,222
Women Veterans Outreach$119,519$117,091$119,470$118,020$616,243
National WWII Memorial$0$0$0$0$0
Agawam and Winchendon Veterans Cemeteries$735,325$459,372$709,155$954,368$690,000
Veterans Workforce Program$0$0$102,776$0$0
Veteran Service Officer Training and Certification$372,991$371,921$371,487$368,239$362,695
Massachusetts Iraq and Afghanistan Fallen Heroes Fund$0$0$0$0$0
Train Vets to Treat Vets$266,422$261,007$256,940$253,821$250,000
Veterans Services Pension Recovery Revenue Maximization$0$0$0$0$0
WWII Veterans Memorial, Gloucester$0$0$0$0$0
Assistance to Homeless Veterans$3,445,005$3,374,980$3,666,696$3,637,416$4,162,655
New England Shelter for Homeless Veterans$2,549,629$2,497,804$2,715,827$2,784,389$3,017,470
Annuities to Disabled Vets, Gold Star Parents and Spouses$0$0$0$0$0
Veterans Benefits$86,294,450$79,252,394$74,111,712$73,313,602$72,209,878
POW/MIA Eternal Flame$0$0$0$0$0
Agawam and Winchendon Veterans Cemeteries$1,248,805$1,224,479$1,279,863$1,270,274$1,251,151
War Memorials$170,510$237,099$580,685$710,699$760,000
Worcester Vietnam Veterans Memorial$0$0$0$0$0
Human Service Salary Reserve Fund$0$0$0$0$0
Massachusetts Iraq and Afghanistan Fallen Heroes Fund$0$0$0$0$0
Non-Profit Capital Projects Reserve$0$0$0$0$0
POS Regulatory Evaluation$0$0$0$0$0
Federal PRWORA Compliance Reserve$0$0$0$0$0
Purchase of Service Provider Salary Reserve$0$0$0$0$0
Purchase of Service Provider Salary Reserve$0$0$0$0$0
Human Service Salary Reserve$0$0$0$0$0
Chapter 257 Reserve$42,306,229$40,233,443$42,138,197$162,445,592$79,000,000
Human Services Salary Reserve$0$0$0$0$0
Emergency Food Assistance Program (Food Banks)$18,834,806$19,194,442$23,979,717$36,936,066$30,515,000
Community food security and access$0$0$0$0$1,035,000
Common Application Portal$0$0$0$0$0
Integrated Eligibility and Enrollment$0$0$0$0$0
Personal Care Attendant Council$1,739,748$1,857,556$1,751,466$1,730,205$1,704,158
Family Access Centers$532,844$522,014$513,880$507,642$500,000
Executive Office of Health and Human Services$0$0$0$0$0
Domestic Violence Service Initiatives$0$0$0$0$0
Quality Care Fund Reserve$0$0$0$0$0
Mass. Technology Collaborative Grants$0$0$0$0$0
Citizenship Assistance Program$0$0$0$0$0
Soldiers Home Air Conditioning$0$0$0$0$0
Office of Residential and Placement Licensure$0$0$0$0$0
Low-Income Citizenship Program$426,276$522,015$1,260,626$1,768,195$2,100,000
Soldiers Home in Massachusetts Administration and Operations$28,998,132$28,487,720$30,079,208$29,983,384$38,671,084
Chelsea Telephone and Television Retained Revenue$0$0$0$0$0
License Plate Sales Retained Revenue$532,844$730,819$616,657$609,171$600,000
Soldiers Home in Holyoke Administration and Operations$24,077,108$23,587,707$24,522,094$25,880,494$29,181,093
Holyoke Antenna Retained Revenue$5,328$5,220$5,139$5,076$5,000
Pharmacy Co-Payment Fee Retained Revenue$117,226$114,843$113,054$111,681$110,000
Holyoke Telephone and Television Retained Revenue$53,284$52,201$51,388$50,764$50,000
Holyoke 12 Bed RR$622,407$963,865$814,716$814,591$804,385
License Plate Sales Retained Revenue$0$1,200,631$411,104$406,114$400,000
Long-Term Care Resident Fee Retained Revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Medical Equipment Purchase$0$0$0$0$0
Temporary Emergency Food Assistance Program$0$0$0$0$0
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