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Budget Summary FY2018

48000038 - Services for Children and Families
Data Current as of:  11/30/2017





Account Description FY2017
Spending
FY2018
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 funding shall be expended for children's advocacy centers and services for child victims of sexual abuse and assault; provided further, that 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 $300,000 shall be expended for the Children's Advocacy Center of Bristol County, Inc.; provided further, that programs in substantial regulatory and contractual compliance shall receive no less than the same level of funding in fiscal year 2018 as received in fiscal year 2017; provided further, that not less than $75,000 shall be expended on the Weymouth Teen Center; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for Rick's Place of Wilbraham; provided further, that not less than $25,000 shall be expended on the Methuen Athletic Improvement Committee's Methuen Youth Center Committee; provided further, that not less than $25,000 shall be expended on the North Andover Youth Center; provided further, that not less than $3,000 shall be expended on Groundwork Lawrence; provided further, that not less than $150,000 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; 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 $50,000 shall be expended for the planned learning achievement for youth program in the town of Amherst; provided further, that not less than $140,000 shall be expended for Children's Cove: The Cape & Islands Child Advocacy Center; provided further, that not less than $80,000 shall be expended for the Children's Advocacy Center of Worcester County; 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 $75,000 shall be expanded for Julie's Family Learning Program, Inc. in the South Boston section of the city of Boston; provided further, that not less than $25,000 shall be expended to South Boston en Acción, Inc. for leadership development training, English for speakers of other languages, science, technology, engineering and mathematics and basic computer skills instruction; English-Spanish immersion training and Spanish-English immersion training; 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 $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 Treehouse Foundation, Inc. of the city of Easthampton for planning to replicate the Intergenerational Treehouse Community model in the MetroWest region; provided further, that funding shall be expended on children's advocacy centers and services for child victims of sexual assault; and provided further, that not less than $140,000 shall be expended for the Children's Advocacy Center of Suffolk County, Inc

286,466,300 289,964,283

Veto Explanation:   I am vetoing this item because it is not consistent with my House 1 recommendation.