89100003 - Forensic Services Program for Incarcerated Persons

Account Description FY2009
GAA
FY2009  
Total  
Spending
  
8910-0003 Forensic Services Program for Incarcerated Persons
For 2 regional behavioral evaluation and stabilization units to provide forensic mental health services within existing physical facilities for incarcerated persons in the care of correctional facilities in the commonwealth; provided, that 1 unit shall be located in Hampden county to serve the needs of incarcerated persons in the care of Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire, and Worcester counties; provided further, that 1 unit shall be located in Middlesex County to serve the needs of incarcerated persons in the care of Barnstable, Bristol, Dukes, Essex, Nantucket, Middlesex, Norfolk, Plymouth, and Suffolk counties; provided further, that the services of the units shall be made available to incarcerated persons in the care of the department of correction; provided further, that the Massachusetts sheriffs' association, in conjunction with the department of correction, shall prepare a report that shall include, but not be limited to: (a) the number of incarcerated persons in facilities located in counties that were provided services in each unit; (b) the number of incarcerated persons in department of correction facilities that were provided services in each unit; (c) the alleviation in caseload at Bridgewater state hospital associated with fewer incarcerated persons in the care of counties being attended to at the hospital; and (d) the estimated and projected cost-savings in fiscal year 2009 to the sheriff departments and the department of correction associated with the regional units; provided further, that the report shall be submitted to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than March 16, 2009; and provided further, that the department of mental health shall maintain monitoring and quality review functions of the units
2,600,000 2,439,674  

 
 
HISTORICAL SPENDING CATEGORIES ($000)
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SPENDING CATEGORY
FY2005
Expended

FY2006
Expended

FY2007
Expended

FY2008
Expended

FY2009
GAA
FY2009
Budget
Reductions
Wages & Salaries 275 877 860 925 1,095 -79
Employee Benefits 0 11 24 27 14 0
Operating Expenses 59 382 312 207 191 -1
Public Assistance 894 1,300 1,316 1,339 1,300 -80
Grants & Subsidies 0 0 60 0 0 0
TOTAL 1,228 2,571 2,571 2,499 2,600 -160

 

FY2009 Spending Category Chart

Pie Chart: Wages & Salaries=42%, Employee Benefits=1%, Operating Expenses=7%, Public Assistance=50%