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Budget Summary FY2014

48001400 - Support Services for People at Risk of Domestic Violence
Data Current as of:  9/11/2013





Account Description FY2013
Spending
FY2014
GAA
4800-1400 Support Services for People at Risk of Domestic Violence
For shelters and support services for people at risk of domestic violence and for the operation of the New Chardon Street homeless shelter; provided, that the department shall pursue the establishment of public-private partnership agreements established for family stabilization services funded from sources other than the commonwealth; provided further, that services shall include supervised visitation programs and scattered site transitional housing programs, including programs to assist victims of domestic violence in finding and maintaining permanent housing; provided further, that participants in battered women's programs shall be provided with information regarding local transitional housing resources; provided further, that funding shall be made available to enhance counseling services for children who have witnessed domestic violence; provided further, that funding shall be made available for emergency shelters for substance abusing battered women; provided further, that $150,000 shall be expended for the operation of the Portal to Hope servicing Everett, Malden, and Medford; provided further, that the department shall ensure that there is no reduction in the availability of contracted rooms in any region of the commonwealth; provided further, that $1,200,000 shall be expended to increase support for family transitional support services funded from this item in fiscal year 2014; provided further, that not later than September 1, 2013 the department of children and families shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means on the estimated allocation of funds in fiscal year 2014 to each contracted provider funded from this item; provided further, that funding shall be made available for a statewide domestic violence hotline; provided further, that the department shall continue to provide any match funding required by federal program regulations; and provided further, that domestic violence prevention specialists shall be funded from this item

20,622,430 22,905,532

Veto Explanation:   I am striking language which earmarks funding for programs not recommended. The reduction in the item incorporates the amount of the stricken earmarked funds.