50460000 - Mental Health Services Including Adult, Homeless and Emergency Supports

Account Description FY2009
GAA
FY2009  
Total  
Spending
  
5046-0000 Mental Health Services Including Adult, Homeless and Emergency Supports
For adult mental health and support services; provided, that the department shall allocate funds in an amount not to exceed $5,000,000 from item 5095-0015, to this item, as necessary, pursuant to allocation plans submitted to the house and senate committees on ways and means 30 days prior to any such transfer, for residential and day services for clients formerly receiving care at department facilities; provided further, that the department shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means on the distribution of funds per adult and child planning population and the types of services received in each region for fiscal year 2009 not later than February 2, 2009; provided further, that not less than $3,314,796 shall be expended on the expansion of housing for the homeless mentally ill; provided further, that not less than $1,900,000 shall be expended on mental health research; provided further, that not less than $300,000 shall be expended for a pre-arrest jail diversion grant program at the department of mental health for 5 programs; provided further, that $200,000 shall be expended for jail diversion programs; provided further, that of said $200,000, not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the jail diversion program in Framingham; provided further, that not less than $125,000 shall be expended on expansion of employment support services at the Fairwinds Clubhouse in Falmouth; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended to continue and expand the triage counseling services in the Needham public schools; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for culturally and linguistically appropriate mental health services for immigrants at the International Institute of Boston; and provided further, that $20,000 shall be expended for the Samaritans on Cape Cod and the Islands$
322,068,305 292,402,144  

 
 
HISTORICAL SPENDING CATEGORIES ($000)
column definitions
SPENDING CATEGORY
FY2005
Expended

FY2006
Expended

FY2007
Expended

FY2008
Expended

FY2009
GAA
FY2009
Budget
Reductions
Wages & Salaries 49,765 51,562 54,093 55,820 56,575 -1,843
Employee Benefits 1,157 1,644 1,627 1,619 2,384 0
Operating Expenses 2,871 3,400 3,705 4,871 3,731 -1,765
Public Assistance 220,396 237,126 245,857 254,496 259,078 -25,938
Grants & Subsidies 0 0 300 300 300 -150
TOTAL 274,189 293,731 305,583 317,106 322,068 -29,696

 

FY2009 Spending Category Chart

Pie Chart: Wages & Salaries=18%, Employee Benefits=1%, Operating Expenses=1%, Public Assistance=80%, Grants & Subsidies=0%



 
Earmarks

EARMARK DESCRIPTION

City / Town
FY2009
GAA
  FY2009    
  9C Cuts    
Research Statewide1,900,000 0  
Samaritans on Cape Cod and the Islands Cape and Islands20,000 -10,000  
International Institute of Boston for culturally and linguistically appropriate mental health services for immigrants. Statewide50,000 -25,000  
Triage Counseling Services in Needham public schools. Needham50,000 -25,000  
Jail Diversion Programs Framingham, Weymouth200,000 -40,000  
Services for Chronically Homeless Clients Statewide3,314,796 0  
Expansion of Employment Support at Fairwinds Clubhouse Falmouth, Sandwich, Bourne, Mashpee125,000 -62,500  
Pre-Arrest Jail Diversion Grant Program Milford, Waltham, Watertown, Taunton, Lawrence300,000 -150,000