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Budget Summary FY2018

14100012 - Veterans' Outreach Centers Including Homeless Shelters
Data Current as of:  11/30/2017





Account Description FY2017
Spending
FY2018
GAA
1410-0012 Veterans' Outreach Centers Including Homeless Shelters
For services to veterans, including the maintenance and operation of outreach centers; provided, that the centers shall provide counseling to incarcerated veterans and to Vietnam era veterans who may have been exposed to agent orange and the families of such veterans; provided further, that centers shall provide services to veterans who were discharged after September 11, 2001 and the families of those veterans; provided further, that the department shall make a payment equal to the amount appropriated for each outreach center funded by this item in fiscal year 2017; provided further, that each outreach center receiving funds under this item shall report to the chairs of the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than March 15, 2018, on: (i) the number of veterans served annually; (ii) the costs and types of programs, including evidence-based programs, offered to veterans; and (iii) a 5-year spending plan or outline that shall include a discussion of the implementation or further development of evidence-based programs and program evaluation; provided further, that not less than $200,000 shall be expended for Nathan Hale Outreach Centers; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended to Soldier On for the purpose of providing services to homeless veterans in Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden, and Hampshire County; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the Springfield chapter of the National Association for Black Veterans, Inc. Veteran's First Outreach Center to provide outreach services to veterans in Hampden county; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the Veterans Northeast Outreach Center, Inc. in Haverhill; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended to the Cape & Islands Veterans Outreach Center for the purpose of the Grace Veterans Program; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for New England Veterans Liberty House, Inc.; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for Vietnam Veterans of America organization in Massachusetts; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the veterans mediation program administered by Quabbin Mediation, Inc; provided further, that $650,000 shall be expended for education and training in veterans' mental and behavioral health issues, including suicide prevention and substance abuse and treatment, administered by a qualified nonprofit organization; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended to the Veterans' Association of Bristol County, Inc.; and provided further that not less than $124,000 shall be provided for the operation of the women's housing program at the Montachusett Veterans Outreach Center, Inc
3,252,479 4,556,641