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Budget Summary FY2016

48000038 - Services for Children and Families
Data Current as of:  8/19/2015





Account Description FY2015
Spending
FY2016
GAA
4800-0038 Services for Children and Families
For guardianship, foster care, adoption, family preservation and kinship services provided by the department of children and families; provided, that services funded through this item shall include shelter services, substance abuse treatment, young parent programs, parent aides, education and counseling services, foster care, adoption and guardianship subsidies, tiered reimbursements used to promote the foster care placement of children with special medical and social needs, assessment of the appropriateness of adoption for children in the care of the department for more than 12 months, protective services provided by partnership agencies, targeted recruitment and retention of foster families, respite care services, post-adoption services and support services for foster, kinship and adoptive families and juvenile fire setter programs; provided further, that not less than $25,000 shall be expended for Rick's Place, Inc. in the town of Wilbraham to provide counseling services for youth who have experienced the death of a parent in the Pioneer Valley; provided further, that not less than $25,000 shall be expended for a feasibility study for the construction of a youth center and pertinent resources and community outreach in the city known as the town of Methuen; provided further, that not less than $25,000 shall be expended for Groundwork Lawrence, Inc. for its youth summer jobs program; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the Weymouth Teen Center in the city known as the town of Weymouth to provide job skills training, remedial education services, and to promote a social service program promoting growth and social welfare; provided further, that not less than $25,000 shall be expended for the planned learning achievement for youth program in the city known as the town of Amherst, in collaboration with the department of elementary and secondary education, through an interagency service agreement; provided further, that not less than $75,000 shall be expended for the operation of the Catholic Charities Labouré Center and its Recovering Connections program; provided further, that the department may contract with provider agencies for the coordination and management of services, including flex services; provided further, that funding shall be expended on children's advocacy centers and services for child victims of sexual abuse and assault; provided further, that not less than $300,000 shall be expended for The Children's Advocacy Center of Bristol County, Inc.; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the Plymouth County Children's Advocacy Center; provided further, that not less than $140,000 shall be expended for the Children's Cove Cape and Islands Child Advocacy Center; provided further, that funds may be expended on programs that received funding in fiscal year 2015; provided further, that an amount not less than fiscal year 2015 shall be expended on children's advocacy centers; provided further, that not less than $150,000 shall be expended for the Fragile Beginnings program; provided further, that not less than $250,000 shall be expended for the Wayside Youth and Family Support Network, Inc. for its TEMPO program; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the Children's Advocacy Center of Worcester County; and provided further, that not less than $75,000 shall be expended for Julie's Family Learning Program, Inc
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