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Budget Summary FY2017

48000038 - Services for Children and Families
Data Current as of:  8/9/2016





Account Description FY2016
Spending
FY2017
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 and services for people at risk of domestic violence, including payroll costs; provided further, that funds may be expended on programs that received funding in fiscal year 2013; provided further, that funding shall be expended for children's advocacy centers and services for child victims of sexual abuse and assault; provided further, an amount not less than fiscal year 2013 shall be expended on children's advocacy centers; provided further, that the department may contract with provider agencies for the coordination and management of services, including flex services; provided further, that not less than $400,000 shall be expended for the Children's Advocacy Center of Bristol County, Inc.; 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 $100,000 shall be expended for the Children's Advocacy Center of Worcester County; 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 not less than $150,000 shall be expended for the Fragile Beginnings program; provided further, that not less than $75,000 shall be expended for the Fragile Beginnings program; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for Project Newborns Exposed to Substances: Support and Therapy; and provided further, that not less than $250,000 shall be expended for the Wayside Youth and Family Support Network, Inc. TEMPO program; 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 youths who have experienced the death of a parent in the Pioneer Valley; provided further, that not less than $20,000 shall be expended for On Common Ground, Inc.; provided further, that not less than $25,000 shall be expanded to South Boston En Acción, Inc. for: leadership development training; English for Speakers of Other Languages or ESOL training; science, technology, engineering and mathematics or STEM training; basic computer skills instruction; English and Spanish immersion training; and Spanish and English immersion training; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the Massachusetts Citizens for Children; provided further, that not less than $25,000 shall be expended to the Methuen Athletic Improvement Committee's Methuen Youth Center Committee for community outreach and other committee purposes; provided further, that not less than $75,000 shall be expended for the Weymouth Teen Center 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 Weymouth Teen Center 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 $140,000 shall be expended for the Children's Advocacy Center of Suffolk County; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the planned learning achievement for youth program in Amherst; provided further, that not less than $75,000 shall be expended for the operation of the Catholic Charities Labouré Center and its Recovery Connections program; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for Treehouse Foundation of Easthampton for planning to replicate the Intergenerational Treehouse Community model in the metrowest region; and provided further, that not less than $75,000 shall be expended for Julie's Family Learning Program, Inc; provided further, that not less than $12,500 shall be expended for the planned learning achievement for youth program in Amherst; provided further, that not less than $37,500 shall be expended for the operation of the Catholic Charities Labouré Center and its Recovery Connections program; and provided further, that not less than $37,500 shall be expended for Julie's Family Learning Program, Inc

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Veto Explanation:   I am striking language which earmarks funding for programs not recommended, and I am reducing this item to the amount projected to be necessary.