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Department of Early Education and Care

Department of Early Education and Care

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FISCAL YEAR 2007 RESOURCE SUMMARY ($000)
DEPARTMENT
FY 2007
Budgetary
Recommendations

FY 2007
Federal, Trust,
and ISF

FY 2007
Total
Spending

FY 2007
Budgetary
Non-Tax Revenue

Department of Early Education and Care 483,273  605  483,878  194,379 

TOTAL       483,273  605    483,878  194,379 
 
Department of Early Education and Care 483,878,457
 
Budgetary Direct Appropriations 483,273,457
Direct Appropriations  
 
 Department of Early Education and Care  
   3000-1000   For the operation of the department of early education and care 10,753,980
 
 Childcare Resource and Referral  
   3000-2000   For the regional administration of early education and care programs, services, and related activities; provided, that the activities shall include, but not be limited to, voucher management, regional child care provider training, resource and referral for children with disabilities in child care programs, community-based programs that provide direct services to parents, and coordination of waiting lists for state-subsidized child care 11,062,688
 
 Children's Trust Fund  
   3000-2050   For the operation of the children's trust fund 917,415
 
 Supportive Child Care  
   3000-3050   For supportive child care associated with the family stabilization program; provided, that funds from this item shall only be expended for child care costs of children with active cases at the department of social services 50,873,130
 
 Preschool Programs  
   3000-4000   For preschool programs and services provided to children from the age of two years and nine months until they are kindergarten eligible; provided, that pursuant to section 54 of chapter 15 of the General Laws, said services may be provided through a mixed system of service delivery including cities, towns, regional school districts, educational collaboratives, head start programs, and licensed child care providers; and provided further, that any payment made under any such grant with a school district shall be deposited with the treasurer of such city, town, or regional school district and held as a separate account and shall be expended by the school committee of such city, town, or regional school district without municipal appropriation, notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary 68,700,570
 
 Parental Preparation Programs  
   3000-4025   For a parental preparation program 3,000,000
 
 Low-Income Vouchers and Contracted Programs  
   3000-4050   For early education and care programs for low-income families; provided, that notwithstanding any language to the contrary, funding for child care shall be provided as a priority to recipients of benefits under the employment services program or any successor program, recipients of benefits under the program of transitional aid to families with dependent children, former recipients of transitional aid who are employed during the year after termination of benefits, former recipients of transitional aid participating in education or training programs authorized by department of transitional assistance regulations, parents under the age of 18 currently enrolled in a job training program who would qualify for benefits under chapter 118 of the General Laws, section 110 of chapter 5 of the acts of 1995 or any other applicable law or regulation, but for the deeming of grandparents' income, and former recipients of transitional aid who are employed or in an authorized period of job search as of the expiration of the transitional year and require post-transitional child care vouchers; and provided further, that current recipients of transitional aid shall not be charged fees for child care provided under this item 313,216,496
 
 Grants to Head Start Programs  
   3000-5000   For grants to head start programs 6,146,143
 
 Child Care Quality Improvements  
   3000-6000   For early education and care quality improvements 4,160,403
 
 Healthy Families Home Visiting Program  
   3000-7000   For parenting education and home visiting programs for at-risk newborns, to be administered by the children's trust fund; provided, that such services shall be made available statewide to all parents under 21 years of age, to the extent possible within the amount appropriated herein; and provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, priority for such services shall be given to low-income parents 6,346,938
 
 Massachusetts Family Networks Program  
   3000-7050   For a Massachusetts family networks program 5,295,694
 
 Parent Child Home Program Grants  
   3000-7060   For grants for a home-based parenting and family literacy program 2,000,000
 
 Reach Out and Read Program  
   3000-7070   For matching grants to fund a reach out and read program, to provide books to at-risk children through book distribution programs established in community health centers, medical practices, and hospitals for at-risk children; and provided further, that the funds distributed through this program shall be contingent upon a match of not less than $1 in private or corporate contributions for every dollar in state funding distributed through the grant program 800,000
 
Federal Grant Spending 605,000
 
 Child Abuse Prevention  
   3000-9002   For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Child Abuse Prevention 605,000