Governor Deval Patrick's Budget Recommendation - House 2 Fiscal Year 2015

Health and Social Services



 

Health and Social Services


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Clinical Behavioral Healthcare or Medical Care

Program: Early Intervention Programs for Children

For the purpose of fostering and increasing positive developmental outcomes for children 0-3 years old who have developmental difficulties due to identified disabilities or are at risk for developmental issues due to social or environmental circumstances.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Early Education and Care

$1,351,168

$1,376,491

Budgetary Appropriations

$1,351,168

$1,376,491

Department of Public Health

$36,605,930

$36,663,316

Budgetary Appropriations

$27,420,043

$27,420,483

Federal Grant Spending

$9,185,887

$9,242,833

Totals

$37,957,098

$38,039,807


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Clinical Behavioral Healthcare or Medical Care

Program: Family Health Services

For the purpose of providing comprehensive family planning services targeted to low-income residents and adolescents in order to prevent unintended pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV/AIDS, reduce infant mortality and morbidity, and improve the health of individuals and communities.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Public Health

$5,228,869

$5,239,586

Budgetary Appropriations

$4,822,638

$4,824,911

Federal Grant Spending

$406,231

$414,675

Totals

$5,228,869

$5,239,586


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Clinical Behavioral Healthcare or Medical Care

Program: Health Services for Youth in Custody

For the purpose of providing health services for youth who are in the custody and care of the Commonwealth and in residential placements, including urgent care, disease stabilization, and primary health care.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Youth Services

$6,109,986

$6,485,480

Budgetary Appropriations

$6,109,986

$6,485,480

Totals

$6,109,986

$6,485,480


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Clinical Behavioral Healthcare or Medical Care

Program: Oral Health Services

For the purpose of ensuring that all residents have access to dental services and providing prevention programs including monitoring community water fluoridation and school fluoride and sealant programs in cities and towns.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Public Health

$2,556,403

$2,548,073

Budgetary Appropriations

$2,457,912

$2,470,991

Federal Grant Spending

$98,491

$77,081

Totals

$2,556,403

$2,548,073


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Clinical Behavioral Healthcare or Medical Care

Program: Out-Patient Services for Veterans

For the purpose of providing quality medical care to veterans living in the community and Soldiers' Homes including health promotion, disease prevention, and referrals.  Clinical services include dental, podiatry, urology, general surgery, optometry and dietary consultations.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Soldiers Home in Holyoke

$904,966

$914,920

Budgetary Appropriations

$904,966

$914,920

Soldiers Home in Massachusetts

$7,621

$0

Budgetary Appropriations

$7,621

$0

Totals

$912,586

$914,920


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Clinical Behavioral Healthcare or Medical Care

Program: Psychiatric Mental Health Services

For the purpose of providing treatment or protective services to prevent and remediate abusive situations,  mitigate recurrence, keep individuals safe, enable law enforcement to investigate cases, and provide services for victims and non-offending family members.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Mental Health

$50,472,343

$51,251,316

Budgetary Appropriations

$46,090,287

$46,869,260

Trust Spending

$4,382,056

$4,382,056

Totals

$50,472,343

$51,251,316


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Clinical Behavioral Healthcare or Medical Care

Program: Substance Abuse Treatment Services

For the purpose of providing a range of addiction treatment programs to assist people in initiating and maintaining abstinence from alcohol and other drugs of abuse, including inpatient detoxification, residential treatment, and outpatient counseling services for youth and adults, as well as medication-assisted treatment for adults.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Public Health

$123,058,645

$125,721,508

Budgetary Appropriations

$90,946,060

$93,608,923

Federal Grant Spending

$32,112,585

$32,112,585

Totals

$123,058,645

$125,721,508


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Community Prevention, Screening, and Public Health Services

Program: Community & School-based Health Centers

For the purpose of promoting primary care access, identifying healthcare delivery system gaps, ensuring recruitment and retention of health care professionals in underserved areas, and facilitating healthcare partnerships.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Public Health

$13,767,594

$13,523,571

Budgetary Appropriations

$13,662,866

$13,418,113

Federal Grant Spending

$104,728

$105,459

Office of the Secretary of Health and Human Services

$3,000,000

$0

Budgetary Appropriations

$3,000,000

$0

Totals

$16,767,594

$13,523,571


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Community Prevention, Screening, and Public Health Services

Program: Environmental Health

For the purpose of providing environmental health assessments to address community concerns about environmental exposure, conduct health surveillance activities, and provide regulatory programs that ensure compliance with standards for radiation control, community sanitation, food safety, and prevention of childhood lead poisoning.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Public Health

$8,885,555

$8,948,239

Budgetary Appropriations

$5,496,258

$5,557,046

Federal Grant Spending

$1,202,094

$1,174,166

Trust Spending

$2,187,203

$2,217,027

Office of the Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs

$0

$360,000

Budgetary Appropriations

$0

$360,000

Totals

$8,885,555

$9,308,239


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Community Prevention, Screening, and Public Health Services

Program: Food Safety

For the purpose of ensuring the wholesomeness, safety, and security of food and other consumer products through conducting inspections, collecting samples, leading special investigations, responding to consumer complaints and food-borne illness reports, and conducting vulnerability assessments of food manufacturers and distributors.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Public Health

$1,926,205

$1,991,596

Budgetary Appropriations

$1,926,205

$1,991,596

Totals

$1,926,205

$1,991,596


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Community Prevention, Screening, and Public Health Services

Program: HIV Treatment and Prevention

For the purpose of providing clinical and community-based services to help residents avoid HIV infection, learn their HIV status, and, for HIV+ persons, access medical care and related social services to reduce HIV transmission and maintain optimal health.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Public Health

$66,441,848

$66,248,657

Budgetary Appropriations

$39,775,996

$39,609,847

Federal Grant Spending

$26,665,852

$26,638,810

Totals

$66,441,848

$66,248,657


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Community Prevention, Screening, and Public Health Services

Program: Health Care Safety and Quality Assurance

For the purpose of ensuring the safe care of patients through the licensing of health care facilities and health professionals, facility surveys and inspections, and the review and investigation of consumer complaints regarding health care facilities and health professionals.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Public Health

$21,343,053

$21,221,141

Budgetary Appropriations

$12,201,339

$11,838,697

Federal Grant Spending

$9,141,714

$9,382,444

Office of the Secretary of Health and Human Services

$237,517

$2,221,274

Budgetary Appropriations

$237,517

$2,221,274

Totals

$21,580,570

$23,442,415


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Community Prevention, Screening, and Public Health Services

Program: Health Emergency Preparedness and Response

For the purpose of addressing public health security and all-hazards preparedness and response activities in partnership with local public health organizations, hospitals, community health centers and ambulatory care providers, emergency medical services, long-term care facilities, emergency management, and the entire community.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Public Health

$18,793,857

$17,675,259

Budgetary Appropriations

$3,716,068

$2,900,010

Federal Grant Spending

$15,077,789

$14,775,250

Office of the Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs

$0

$206,000

Budgetary Appropriations

$0

$206,000

Totals

$18,793,857

$17,881,259


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Community Prevention, Screening, and Public Health Services

Program: Health Information, Research, and Evaluation

For the purpose of monitoring emerging health trends; tracking of statistics on births, deaths, cancers, violence, injuries, birth defects, occupational safety and other health surveillance; surveying of adults and children about health behaviors; issuance of copies of vital records; and interpretation and dissemination of reports and research.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Elder Affairs

$3,150,000

$3,150,000

Budgetary Appropriations

$3,150,000

$3,150,000

Department of Mental Health

$5,859,012

$5,936,800

Budgetary Appropriations

$2,024,396

$2,039,965

Trust Spending

$3,834,616

$3,896,835

Department of Public Health

$4,278,006

$4,466,829

Budgetary Appropriations

$2,653,081

$2,808,128

Federal Grant Spending

$1,624,925

$1,658,701

Information Technology Division

$2,848,317

$3,479,384

Capital

$2,848,317

$3,479,384

Office of the Secretary of Health and Human Services

$0

$1,901,154

Federal Grant Spending

$0

$1,901,154

Totals

$16,135,336

$18,934,167


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Community Prevention, Screening, and Public Health Services

Program: Health Professional Licensure and Enforcement

For the purpose of licensing health care professionals through regulatory boards which establish rules and regulations to ensure that only qualified applicants are licensed, and which adjudicate complaints, and impose disciplinary actions to protect the public.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Public Health

$23,527,829

$23,703,465

Budgetary Appropriations

$3,856,120

$4,023,875

Trust Spending

$19,671,709

$19,679,590

Totals

$23,527,829

$23,703,465


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Community Prevention, Screening, and Public Health Services

Program: Health Promotion / Prevention Screening Services

For the purpose of providing preventive screenings and health education for communities with high prevalence of chronic diseases using evidence-based interventions to promote health and wellness and ensure health equity.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Public Health

$18,252,764

$16,822,675

Budgetary Appropriations

$5,722,830

$4,259,707

Federal Grant Spending

$12,529,934

$12,562,968

Totals

$18,252,764

$16,822,675


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Community Prevention, Screening, and Public Health Services

Program: Healthy Workforce Programs

For the purpose of increasing workplace wellness activities in small business settings through health insurance premium rebates as well as supporting wellness programming for eligible Commonwealth employees.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Group Insurance Commission

$900,868

$1,000,000

Budgetary Appropriations

$900,868

$1,000,000

Office of the Secretary for Administration and Finance

$0

$2,530,906

Trust Spending

$0

$2,530,906

Totals

$900,868

$3,530,906


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Community Prevention, Screening, and Public Health Services

Program: Infectious Disease, Prevention, and Response

For the purpose of providing epidemiologic tracking, behavioral and biomedical prevention, and preventive treatment of infections associated with human diseases including immunization, infection control measures, coordination with local health agents and clinicians, and analysis of disease trends.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Public Health

$70,338,531

$72,021,601

Budgetary Appropriations

$61,536,848

$63,304,603

Federal Grant Spending

$8,801,683

$8,716,998

Totals

$70,338,531

$72,021,601


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Community Prevention, Screening, and Public Health Services

Program: Positive Youth Development

For the purpose of implementing a comprehensive approach to youth violence prevention grounded in a framework that addresses risk and protective factors, including connection to healthy adult, family, education and employment supports, trauma and bereavement services, and afterschool activities.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Public Health

$5,195,161

$4,307,554

Budgetary Appropriations

$5,195,161

$4,307,554

Office of the Secretary for Administration and Finance

$125,000

$3,500,000

Budgetary Appropriations

$125,000

$3,500,000

Office of the Secretary of Health and Human Services

$8,800,000

$9,533,708

Budgetary Appropriations

$8,800,000

$9,533,708

Totals

$14,120,161

$17,341,262


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Community Prevention, Screening, and Public Health Services

Program: Public Health Laboratory Services

For the purpose of testing and surveillance activities targeted at sexually transmitted diseases, chemical illness/poisoning, food-borne illness, tuberculosis, viral illness, rabies, influenza and mosquito borne illness.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Public Health

$12,587,537

$12,734,981

Budgetary Appropriations

$9,017,437

$9,245,324

Federal Grant Spending

$3,570,100

$3,489,657

Totals

$12,587,537

$12,734,981


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Community Prevention, Screening, and Public Health Services

Program: Substance Abuse, Gambling and Tobacco Prevention and Intervention

For the purpose of prevention and cessation of substance abuse, gambling and the use of tobacco products, with the goal of changing community norms, including public education campaigns, alcohol and tobacco compliance checks at retail outlets and drug overdose prevention efforts.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Public Health

$12,406,623

$12,406,623

Budgetary Appropriations

$4,378,477

$4,378,477

Federal Grant Spending

$8,028,146

$8,028,146

Office of the Secretary of Public Safety and Security

$747,395

$740,855

Federal Grant Spending

$747,395

$740,855

Totals

$13,154,018

$13,147,478


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Community Prevention, Screening, and Public Health Services

Program: Suicide Prevention

For the purpose of reducing the number of suicides and suicide attempts through support to community agencies, education and training for professionals and caregivers, and funding programs for youth, veterans and older adults.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Public Health

$3,863,305

$3,864,876

Budgetary Appropriations

$3,863,305

$3,864,876

Totals

$3,863,305

$3,864,876


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Community Prevention, Screening, and Public Health Services

Program: Teen Pregnancy Prevention

For the purpose of promoting behavior change for at-risk youth to support delayed onset of premature sexual activity among adolescents, reducing rates of youth engaging in risk behaviors and decreased incidence of teen births, sexually transmitted diseases, and HIV infection.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Public Health

$3,896,710

$3,765,221

Budgetary Appropriations

$2,532,662

$2,398,398

Federal Grant Spending

$1,364,048

$1,366,824

Totals

$3,896,710

$3,765,221


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Direct Client and Family Supports

Program: Citizenship Programs

For the purpose of enabling Massachusetts legal permanent residents to become naturalized citizens of the U.S. through a network of community based organizations that provide English instruction, civics classes, application assistance, interview preparation, and additional support services to aspiring applicants.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Office for Refugees and Immigrants

$337,500

$341,096

Budgetary Appropriations

$337,500

$341,096

Totals

$337,500

$341,096


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Direct Client and Family Supports

Program: Committed Youth Services

For the purpose of providing case management and supervision to committed youth to facilitate and support transition and re-integration to their communities.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Youth Services

$22,956,829

$22,648,622

Budgetary Appropriations

$22,956,829

$22,648,622

Totals

$22,956,829

$22,648,622


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Direct Client and Family Supports

Program: Community Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

For the purpose of providing interpreter and  Communication Access Real Time (CART) referral services and ensuring ADA-mandated communication access between the Deaf and hearing communities; technical assistance, and ADA communication access compliance training to public health, public safety, private and public entities; and ensuring accessibility of public information for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

$1,635,128

$1,688,540

Budgetary Appropriations

$1,635,128

$1,688,540

Totals

$1,635,128

$1,688,540


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Direct Client and Family Supports

Program: Family Autism Services for Children

For the purpose of providing supports to help children with autism remain in their homes and actively participate in their families and communities.  The Autism Waiver provides one-to-one behavioral, social and communication based interventions through a service called Expanded Habilitation Education.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Developmental Services

$4,439,952

$4,446,494

Budgetary Appropriations

$4,439,952

$4,446,494

Totals

$4,439,952

$4,446,494


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Direct Client and Family Supports

Program: Mental Health Programs for Individuals

For the purpose of providing support to individuals with serious mental illness or emotional disturbance, as well as their family and caregivers, through training, continuing education, consultation, direct client assessment, individual service plan development, and referrals to appropriate services and providers.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Mental Health

$32,634,127

$33,063,478

Budgetary Appropriations

$32,634,127

$33,063,478

Office of the Secretary of Health and Human Services

$62,785

$62,785

Federal Grant Spending

$62,785

$62,785

Totals

$32,696,912

$33,126,263


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Direct Client and Family Supports

Program: Pediatric Palliative Care

For the purpose of improving the quality of life for children with life-limiting illness and their families by meeting their physical, emotional, and spiritual needs.  Services are usually provided in the home and include pain/symptom management, case management, counseling, respite, advanced care planning, and spiritual care.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Public Health

$1,500,000

$1,502,796

Budgetary Appropriations

$1,500,000

$1,502,796

Totals

$1,500,000

$1,502,796


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Direct Client and Family Supports

Program: Services for Victims of Violence

For the purpose of assuring that victims of violence receive the services and supports they need at the point of crisis and throughout the criminal justice system and healing processes.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Children and Families

$24,639,624

$24,765,134

Budgetary Appropriations

$22,458,996

$22,737,700

Federal Grant Spending

$2,180,628

$2,027,433

Department of Public Health

$11,286,252

$11,348,735

Budgetary Appropriations

$10,124,485

$10,374,302

Federal Grant Spending

$1,161,767

$974,433

Department of Transitional Assistance

$890,621

$920,839

Budgetary Appropriations

$890,621

$920,839

Disabled Persons Protection Commission

$2,412,668

$2,460,921

Budgetary Appropriations

$2,412,668

$2,460,921

Office of the Attorney General

$2,188,340

$2,188,340

Budgetary Appropriations

$2,188,340

$2,188,340

Office of the Secretary of Public Safety and Security

$3,124,246

$3,087,047

Budgetary Appropriations

$86,882

$86,882

Federal Grant Spending

$3,037,364

$3,000,165

Parole Board

$668,882

$678,317

Budgetary Appropriations

$668,882

$678,317

Sex Offender Registry Board

$958,740

$977,915

Budgetary Appropriations

$958,740

$977,915

Victim and Witness Assistance Board

$1,148,877

$1,153,846

Budgetary Appropriations

$1,148,877

$1,153,846

Totals

$47,318,250

$47,581,092


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Direct Client and Family Supports

Program: Services to Support Families

For the purpose of providing family support services which consist of supplemental supports that help a family to care for their family member at home. Types of family support services include individual and/or family education and training, support groups, family support coordination, supports planning, supports for community participation, outreach and education.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Children and Families

$10,229,166

$12,017,347

Budgetary Appropriations

$4,597,250

$7,106,070

Federal Grant Spending

$5,631,916

$4,911,277

Department of Developmental Services

$44,830,818

$46,968,318

Budgetary Appropriations

$44,830,818

$46,968,318

Department of Elder Affairs

$3,652,714

$3,729,660

Federal Grant Spending

$3,652,714

$3,729,660

Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

$676,605

$698,706

Budgetary Appropriations

$676,605

$698,706

Totals

$59,389,303

$63,414,032


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Direct Client and Family Supports

Program: Social Workers and Case Management

For the purpose of supporting caseworkers who work directly with clients to assist them in accessing appropriate programs in a timely manner including assessing families' strengths and needs and working with families towards achieving targeted goals.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Children and Families

$209,493,485

$219,019,015

Budgetary Appropriations

$206,602,850

$216,169,015

Federal Grant Spending

$2,890,635

$2,850,000

Department of Elder Affairs

$35,545,490

$36,746,961

Budgetary Appropriations

$35,545,490

$36,746,961

Department of Transitional Assistance

$64,203,188

$65,959,155

Budgetary Appropriations

$64,203,188

$65,959,155

Totals

$309,242,163

$321,725,131


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Direct Client and Family Supports

Program: Women, Child, and Family Health Supports

For the purpose of improving health outcomes for women, infants, children, and families, including home visits for high-need families, promoting quality maternal and infant care, building early childhood systems of care, and reducing childhood injuries and violence.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Public Health

$2,943,580

$2,801,645

Budgetary Appropriations

$274,061

$76,636

Federal Grant Spending

$2,669,519

$2,725,009

Totals

$2,943,580

$2,801,645


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Emergency Short Term Intervention and Stabilization

Program: Detained Youth Residential Services

For the purpose of providing detention services for youth charged with a criminal offense and being held on bail awaiting court action in either a locked secure detention program or in an alternative placement through the Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Berkshire Sheriffs Department

$500,000

$566,911

Budgetary Appropriations

$500,000

$566,911

Department of Youth Services

$24,667,940

$26,102,959

Budgetary Appropriations

$24,667,940

$26,102,959

Totals

$25,167,940

$26,669,871


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Emergency Short Term Intervention and Stabilization

Program: Juvenile Offender Short Term Placements

For the purpose of providing a short-term, non-secure placement for children who have been arrested but cannot be arraigned until the following business day in order to prevent overnight placement in an adult jail cell.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Children and Families

$1,028,388

$504,388

Budgetary Appropriations

$1,028,388

$504,388

Totals

$1,028,388

$504,388


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Emergency Short Term Intervention and Stabilization

Program: Pre-Arraignment Short-Term Placements

For the purpose of providing pre-arraignment overnight placement for arrested youth to aid law enforcement in complying with the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act's requirement for sight and sound separation between juveniles and adult prisoners.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Youth Services

$2,100,000

$2,102,363

Budgetary Appropriations

$2,100,000

$2,102,363

Totals

$2,100,000

$2,102,363


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Emergency Short Term Intervention and Stabilization

Program: Short Term Residential Services

For the purpose of providing a short-term placement where an intensive assessment to determine needs can take place and a determination can be made as to the most appropriate goals and placement for the individual's needs.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Children and Families

$45,867,569

$48,204,176

Budgetary Appropriations

$45,867,569

$48,204,176

Department of Youth Services

$67,834,219

$72,003,027

Budgetary Appropriations

$67,834,219

$72,003,027

Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance

$11,820,000

$23,700,000

Capital

$11,820,000

$23,700,000

Totals

$125,521,788

$143,907,203


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Emergency Short Term Intervention and Stabilization

Program: Youth Short Term Assessment

For the purpose of assessing all youth newly committed to the care and custody of the Commonwealth to determine the appropriate placement and treatment plan to meet their individual needs.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Youth Services

$9,008,884

$9,562,532

Budgetary Appropriations

$9,008,884

$9,562,532

Totals

$9,008,884

$9,562,532


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Financial Assistance for Families and Individuals in Need

Program: Assistance for Elderly, Disabled, and Children

For the purpose of providing cash assistance to the elderly, disabled, those caring for a disabled person, or certain families ineligible for other types of assistance, with little or no assets and income.  Many clients await approval for federal Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits from the Social Security Administration.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Transitional Assistance

$96,805,182

$96,492,324

Budgetary Appropriations

$96,805,182

$96,492,324

Totals

$96,805,182

$96,492,324


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Financial Assistance for Families and Individuals in Need

Program: Assistance for Families with Dependent Children

For the purpose of meeting the basic needs and reducing barriers to self-sufficiency for families with little or no assets or income including providing monthly grants through the Transitional Aid to Families with Dependent Children (TAFDC) program, limited transportation reimbursements for clients participating in work activities, and payment of GED test fees.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Transitional Assistance

$300,569,120

$276,471,899

Budgetary Appropriations

$300,569,120

$276,471,899

Totals

$300,569,120

$276,471,899


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Financial Assistance for Families and Individuals in Need

Program: Disability Determination Services

For the purpose of providing eligibility determination for consumers applying for Social Security Disability Insurance.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission

$45,512,469

$45,984,250

Federal Grant Spending

$45,512,469

$45,984,250

Totals

$45,512,469

$45,984,250


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Financial Assistance for Families and Individuals in Need

Program: Low Income Home Energy Assistance

For the purpose of assisting low income families to pay energy bills through cash payments sent directly to the utility company or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Housing and Community Development

$152,279,863

$132,249,600

Budgetary Appropriations

$20,000,000

$0

Federal Grant Spending

$132,279,863

$132,249,600

Totals

$152,279,863

$132,249,600


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Financial Assistance for Families and Individuals in Need

Program: SSI State Supplemental Program

For the purpose of administering the State Supplemental Program (SSP), a state-funded cash assistance program targeted to help the elderly, disabled, and blind individuals meet basic needs.  Payments are in addition to federal SSI benefits and eligibility is determined by the federal SSI program and UMass Disability Evaluation Services (DES).


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Transitional Assistance

$234,381,867

$235,679,768

Budgetary Appropriations

$234,381,867

$235,679,768

Totals

$234,381,867

$235,679,768


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Financial Assistance for Families and Individuals in Need

Program: Veterans Benefits

For the purpose of reducing indigence by providing a uniform program of financial and medical assistance for qualified veterans and their dependents including financial assistance for food, shelter, clothing, fuel and medical care, and an annual annuity to qualified disabled veterans.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Veterans' Services

$70,941,789

$74,632,168

Budgetary Appropriations

$70,941,789

$74,632,168

Military Division

$8,611,662

$8,611,662

Budgetary Appropriations

$8,611,662

$8,611,662

Office of the Treasurer and Receiver-General

$2,848,127

$2,848,127

Budgetary Appropriations

$2,848,127

$2,848,127

Totals

$82,401,578

$86,091,957


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Flexible Community Supports

Program: Community-Based Mental Health Programs

For the purpose of treating eligible individuals at home, in a community-based residential setting, or another community-based site. These highly individualized services provide a range of rehabilitative interventions, support services, and person and family centered care to facilitate integration into or continued stabilization in the community.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Mental Health

$299,556,359

$299,256,404

Budgetary Appropriations

$299,556,359

$299,256,404

Office of the Secretary of Health and Human Services

$6,224,709

$6,224,709

Federal Grant Spending

$6,224,709

$6,224,709

Parole Board

$1,191,157

$1,200,497

Budgetary Appropriations

$1,191,157

$1,200,497

Totals

$306,972,225

$306,681,610


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Flexible Community Supports

Program: Family Resource Centers

Family Resource Centers (FRC) are community-based, culturally competent  programs that provide evidence-based parent education groups, information and referral, mentoring, and other opportunities for families in need. FRCs also provide services to children requiring assistance, including runaways, truants, and sexually exploited children.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Children and Families

$2,259,773

$6,130,326

Budgetary Appropriations

$1,507,416

$5,180,326

Federal Grant Spending

$752,357

$950,000

Department of Developmental Services

$1,173,135

$1,174,864

Budgetary Appropriations

$1,173,135

$1,174,864

Office of the Secretary of Health and Human Services

$850,000

$876,142

Budgetary Appropriations

$850,000

$876,142

Totals

$4,282,908

$8,181,332


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Flexible Community Supports

Program: Home Care Services for the Elderly and Disabled

For the purpose of providing in-home support services for individuals with daily living needs to help maintain independent community living. Services are designed to encourage independence and dignity for the individual as well as supporting caregivers by relieving on-going care giving responsibilities.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Elder Affairs

$160,768,496

$174,406,770

Budgetary Appropriations

$152,806,910

$166,445,183

Federal Grant Spending

$7,961,587

$7,961,586

Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission

$4,326,684

$4,361,300

Budgetary Appropriations

$4,326,684

$4,361,300

Totals

$165,095,181

$178,768,070


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Flexible Community Supports

Program: Homelessness Prevention

For the purpose of providing stabilization services to prevent homelessness, provide emergency shelter, and assist individuals and families in securing permanent housing; including advocacy, information, referral, career, and education services.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Elder Affairs

$186,000

$186,000

Budgetary Appropriations

$186,000

$186,000

Department of Housing and Community Development

$72,105,548

$36,964,903

Budgetary Appropriations

$72,105,548

$36,964,903

Department of Mental Health

$10,568,972

$10,617,936

Budgetary Appropriations

$8,953,138

$9,002,102

Federal Grant Spending

$1,615,834

$1,615,834

Office of the Secretary of Health and Human Services

$35,877

$35,877

Federal Grant Spending

$35,877

$35,877

Totals

$82,896,397

$47,804,716


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Flexible Community Supports

Program: Independent Living Programs and Supports

For the purpose of providing individuals with assistive technology and community supports that allow them to remain and participate in the community and be as independent as possible.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Children and Families

$5,505,603

$5,079,108

Budgetary Appropriations

$2,084,890

$2,209,486

Federal Grant Spending

$3,420,714

$2,869,622

Department of Elder Affairs

$4,200,000

$4,200,000

Budgetary Appropriations

$4,200,000

$4,200,000

Massachusetts Commission for the Blind

$6,207,985

$6,360,193

Budgetary Appropriations

$5,435,396

$5,590,322

Federal Grant Spending

$772,589

$769,871

Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

$1,465,977

$1,513,864

Budgetary Appropriations

$1,465,977

$1,513,864

Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission

$15,755,646

$15,835,450

Budgetary Appropriations

$15,282,271

$15,361,210

Federal Grant Spending

$473,375

$474,240

Totals

$33,135,211

$32,988,614


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Flexible Community Supports

Program: Protective Services for Children, Elderly, and Disabled

For the purpose of providing protective services to prevent and remediate abusive situations,  mitigate recurrence, keep individuals safe, enable law enforcement to investigate cases, and provide services for victims and non-offending family members.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Children and Families

$648,798

$384,952

Federal Grant Spending

$648,798

$384,952

Department of Early Education and Care

$552,264

$555,246

Federal Grant Spending

$552,264

$555,246

Department of Elder Affairs

$21,593,155

$22,256,450

Budgetary Appropriations

$21,593,155

$22,256,450

Totals

$22,794,217

$23,196,648


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Flexible Community Supports

Program: Refugee Support Services

For the purpose of helping refugees adjust to life in the United States and to achieve economic stability including cash and medical assistance, case management, employment services, health assessment and foster care for unaccompanied refugee minors.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Office for Refugees and Immigrants

$11,411,256

$11,658,629

Federal Grant Spending

$11,411,256

$11,658,629

Totals

$11,411,256

$11,658,629


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Flexible Community Supports

Program: Special Health Care Needs

For the purpose of providing family-centered, community-based, and coordinated care for children and youth with special health care needs including connecting families with appropriate services, helping them navigate the health care system, and promoting family involvement in care planning.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Public Health

$3,307,883

$3,376,642

Federal Grant Spending

$3,307,883

$3,376,642

Totals

$3,307,883

$3,376,642


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Flexible Community Supports

Program: Substance Abuse, Gambling, and Tobacco Supportive Services

For the purpose of providing  a range of addiction intervention and support services to promote individual, family and community wellness, including home-based intervention and case management services for youth and adults as well as telephone help lines for the public to identify available drug addiction, gambling and tobacco services.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Public Health

$2,594,619

$2,594,619

Budgetary Appropriations

$2,594,619

$2,594,619

Totals

$2,594,619

$2,594,619


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Flexible Community Supports

Program: Veterans Outreach Services

For the purpose of supporting and strengthening the veteran community by providing outreach programs to veterans at risk, directed at empowerment and reintegration of isolated veterans with family and community and the prevention of homelessness, broken families, and substance abuse.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Veterans' Services

$2,458,809

$2,461,257

Budgetary Appropriations

$2,458,809

$2,461,257

Totals

$2,458,809

$2,461,257


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Food and Nutrition Supports and Services

Program: Elder Nutritional Services

For the purpose of remediating poor diets, health problems, food insecurity, and loneliness for elders. Nutrition services include nourishing meals, nutrition screening, assessment, education, and counseling to ensure that older people achieve and maintain optimal nutritional status.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Agricultural Resources

$537,663

$537,663

Federal Grant Spending

$537,663

$537,663

Department of Elder Affairs

$27,666,741

$27,620,675

Budgetary Appropriations

$9,397,821

$9,351,755

Federal Grant Spending

$18,268,920

$18,268,920

Totals

$28,204,404

$28,158,338


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Food and Nutrition Supports and Services

Program: Emergency Food Assistance

For the purpose of providing food at no cost to low-income Massachusetts residents in need of short-term hunger relief.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Agricultural Resources

$14,000,000

$14,000,000

Budgetary Appropriations

$14,000,000

$14,000,000

Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

$857,056

$861,314

Federal Grant Spending

$857,056

$861,314

Totals

$14,857,056

$14,861,314


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Food and Nutrition Supports and Services

Program: Nutrition Education

For the purpose of providing nutrition information, programs, and tools that improve the likelihood for low income eligible individuals and families to make informed choices about active lifestyles and sound nutrition within a limited budget by modifying their eating, shopping and food preparation habits thus addressing behaviors to prevent obesity.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Transitional Assistance

$3,333,769

$3,000,000

Federal Grant Spending

$3,333,769

$3,000,000

Totals

$3,333,769

$3,000,000


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Food and Nutrition Supports and Services

Program: Nutritional Assistance

For the purpose of improving the nutrition and health of targeted populations by providing access to health care, nutrition education, nutritional cash benefits, counseling, and/or nutritious foods.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Agricultural Resources

$392,081

$392,081

Federal Grant Spending

$392,081

$392,081

Department of Public Health

$128,611,595

$129,128,788

Budgetary Appropriations

$39,732,030

$40,156,029

Federal Grant Spending

$88,879,565

$88,972,759

Department of Transitional Assistance

$39,819,993

$38,882,421

Budgetary Appropriations

$39,754,618

$38,878,421

Federal Grant Spending

$65,375

$4,000

Totals

$168,823,669

$168,403,290


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Group, Work, or Day Support Programs

Program: Group, Work, or Day Programs for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities

For the purpose of center-based, group, day, work and transportation services that lead to the acquisition, improvement, and/or retention of skills and abilities to prepare an individual for work and community participation including supported employment services.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Developmental Services

$175,916,584

$195,070,248

Budgetary Appropriations

$175,916,584

$195,070,248

Totals

$175,916,584

$195,070,248


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Group, Work, or Day Support Programs

Program: Mental Health Day/Evening Support Programs

For the purpose of assisting eligible individuals in becoming fully integrated into the community by facilitating employment, education and training, social skills development, positive family relationships, and engagement with community activities and supports.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Mental Health

$30,796,095

$31,215,486

Budgetary Appropriations

$30,796,095

$31,215,486

Office of the Secretary of Health and Human Services

$708,576

$708,576

Federal Grant Spending

$708,576

$708,576

Totals

$31,504,672

$31,924,062


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Health and Social Services General Operations

Program: Health and Social Services Central Administration

For the purpose of providing health and social service business operations that support multiple programs and cannot be allocated to specific programmatic areas. Activities may include executive oversight, developing strategic plans, giving policy guidance, and other miscellaneous support functions.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Children and Families

$47,517,953

$48,785,811

Budgetary Appropriations

$47,517,953

$48,785,811

Department of Developmental Services

$58,278,515

$59,932,632

Budgetary Appropriations

$58,278,515

$59,932,632

Department of Elder Affairs

$5,466,223

$5,660,405

Budgetary Appropriations

$3,242,869

$3,553,470

Federal Grant Spending

$2,223,354

$2,106,935

Department of Mental Health

$22,544,701

$24,064,952

Budgetary Appropriations

$22,544,701

$24,064,952

Department of Public Health

$11,568,356

$12,434,159

Budgetary Appropriations

$11,089,996

$12,004,498

Federal Grant Spending

$478,360

$429,661

Department of Transitional Assistance

$6,615,136

$6,482,380

Budgetary Appropriations

$6,615,136

$6,482,380

Department of Veterans' Services

$4,500,545

$3,757,968

Budgetary Appropriations

$4,500,545

$3,757,968

Department of Youth Services

$4,082,818

$4,230,014

Budgetary Appropriations

$4,082,818

$4,230,014

Massachusetts Commission for the Blind

$1,361,524

$1,381,058

Budgetary Appropriations

$1,361,524

$1,381,058

Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

$1,860,663

$1,921,442

Budgetary Appropriations

$1,860,663

$1,921,442

Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission

$228,260

$229,479

Budgetary Appropriations

$228,260

$229,479

Office of the Secretary of Health and Human Services

$11,247,623

$25,968,297

Budgetary Appropriations

$11,050,298

$25,770,972

Federal Grant Spending

$197,325

$197,325

Totals

$175,272,316

$194,848,599


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Health and Social Services General Operations

Program: Health and Social Services Contracts and Legal Services

For the purpose of providing health and social services contract and legal services that support multiple programs and cannot be allocated to specific programmatic areas. Activities may include general counsel, contract development, document review, claims defense and prosecution, and negotiation and mediation.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Developmental Services

$2,561,693

$2,634,401

Budgetary Appropriations

$2,561,693

$2,634,401

Department of Mental Health

$2,466,787

$2,703,586

Budgetary Appropriations

$2,466,787

$2,703,586

Totals

$5,028,480

$5,337,987


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Health and Social Services General Operations

Program: Health and Social Services Facilities

For the purpose of managing and maintaining health and social services facilities, including leased space, that support multiple programs and cannot be allocated to specific programmatic areas. Activities may include property construction, improvements, and maintenance in addition to plant operations and utility costs.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Developmental Services

$320,212

$329,300

Budgetary Appropriations

$320,212

$329,300

Department of Mental Health

$2,013

$2,013

Budgetary Appropriations

$2,013

$2,013

Department of Veterans' Services

$616,520

$565,000

Budgetary Appropriations

$616,520

$565,000

Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance

$4,120,000

$2,500,000

Capital

$4,120,000

$2,500,000

Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission

$83,459

$83,904

Budgetary Appropriations

$83,459

$83,904

Totals

$5,142,204

$3,480,218


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Health and Social Services General Operations

Program: Health and Social Services Human Resources

For the purpose of providing human resource management for health and social services that supports multiple programs and cannot be allocated to specific programmatic areas. Activities may include hiring, recruiting, training, collective bargaining, employee evaluations, and professional development.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Mental Health

$2,381,326

$2,626,436

Budgetary Appropriations

$2,381,326

$2,626,436

Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission

$22,117

$22,235

Budgetary Appropriations

$22,117

$22,235

Totals

$2,403,442

$2,648,671


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Health and Social Services General Operations

Program: Health and Social Services IT

For the purpose of managing and supporting the health and social services technology infrastructure including technical support for multiple programs that cannot be allocated to specific programmatic areas. Activities may include software development, application hosting, communication systems, data processing, and security services.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Children and Families

$1,200,000

$1,206,053

Budgetary Appropriations

$1,200,000

$1,206,053

Department of Elder Affairs

$404,053

$436,005

Budgetary Appropriations

$404,053

$436,005

Department of Public Health

$348,198

$355,436

Federal Grant Spending

$348,198

$355,436

Information Technology Division

$25,604,612

$17,899,663

Capital

$25,604,612

$17,899,663

Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission

$83,459

$83,904

Budgetary Appropriations

$83,459

$83,904

Office of the Secretary of Health and Human Services

$70,096,354

$77,841,619

Budgetary Appropriations

$70,096,354

$72,841,619

Trust Spending

$0

$5,000,000

Totals

$97,736,676

$97,822,680


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Health and Social Services General Operations

Program: Health and Social Services Planning, Accounting, and Finance

For the purpose of providing health and social services financial management, processing, and tracking that support multiple programs and cannot be allocated to specific programmatic areas. Activities may include budget development, grants management, transaction processing, financial reporting, and long range planning.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Developmental Services

$2,561,693

$2,634,401

Budgetary Appropriations

$2,561,693

$2,634,401

Department of Mental Health

$4,534,104

$4,934,793

Budgetary Appropriations

$4,534,104

$4,934,793

Totals

$7,095,797

$7,569,195


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Health and Social Services General Operations

Program: Health and Social Services Procurement

For the purpose of acquiring goods and services for health and social services that support multiple programs and cannot be allocated to specific programmatic areas. Activities may include proposal development, vendor selection, distribution of goods, and purchase negotiations.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Developmental Services

$320,212

$329,300

Budgetary Appropriations

$320,212

$329,300

Department of Mental Health

$608,396

$668,418

Budgetary Appropriations

$608,396

$668,418

Office of the Secretary for Administration and Finance

$0

$25,181,687

Budgetary Appropriations

$0

$25,181,687

Office of the Secretary of Health and Human Services

$11,500,000

$0

Budgetary Appropriations

$11,500,000

$0

Totals

$12,428,607

$26,179,405


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Long Term Group Care

Program: Child to Adult Transition Services

For the purpose of providing first year supports and services to eligible disabled individuals who turn 22 during the current fiscal year and are transitioning from child services to adult services.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Developmental Services

$6,500,000

$6,500,000

Budgetary Appropriations

$6,500,000

$6,500,000

Totals

$6,500,000

$6,500,000


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Long Term Group Care

Program: Community Based Services for Individuals with Brain Injury

For the purpose of providing 24/7 services for individuals with brain injury to prevent institutionalization and to support their integration into a community setting.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission

$12,486,936

$15,840,844

Budgetary Appropriations

$12,344,628

$15,697,826

Federal Grant Spending

$142,308

$143,017

Office of the Secretary of Health and Human Services

$0

$34,318,000

Budgetary Appropriations

$0

$34,318,000

Totals

$12,486,936

$50,158,844


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Long Term Group Care

Program: Community Residential Services for the Blind

For the purpose of providing services to legally blind individuals with multiple disabilities who need residential or day placement services such as training and socialization and to provide the opportunity to live in a community setting.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Massachusetts Commission for the Blind

$10,359,000

$11,495,125

Budgetary Appropriations

$10,359,000

$11,495,125

Totals

$10,359,000

$11,495,125


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Long Term Group Care

Program: Elder Congregate Housing

For the purpose of promoting self-sufficiency for elders and younger disabled individuals in a shared living environment. Services are available to assist residents in managing activities of daily living in a supportive, non-custodial environment.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Elder Affairs

$2,086,626

$2,086,626

Budgetary Appropriations

$2,086,626

$2,086,626

Totals

$2,086,626

$2,086,626


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Long Term Group Care

Program: Long Term Care Services for Veterans

For the purpose of providing quality 24-hour care to veterans who can no longer live in a community setting, including secure care centers, nursing home care centers, and comfort care center for veterans who require hospice services.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Soldiers Home in Holyoke

$20,797,783

$20,843,788

Budgetary Appropriations

$20,797,783

$20,843,788

Soldiers Home in Massachusetts

$20,223,648

$20,109,456

Budgetary Appropriations

$20,223,648

$20,109,456

Totals

$41,021,431

$40,953,245


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Long Term Group Care

Program: State Operated Long Term Residential Programs

For the purpose of providing 24-hour ongoing services and supports by state staff in a certified or licensed home to individuals needing supervision, skills training for daily living, home management, and services to promote community integration.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Developmental Services

$193,807,971

$211,950,513

Budgetary Appropriations

$193,807,971

$206,309,614

Trust Spending

$0

$5,640,899

Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance

$4,000,000

$3,000,000

Capital

$4,000,000

$3,000,000

Totals

$197,807,971

$214,950,513


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Long Term Group Care

Program: Vendor Operated Long Term Residential Programs with 24 Hour Supports

For the purpose of providing 24-hour ongoing services and supports by vendor staff in a certified or licensed home to individuals who need staff and supervision, including skills training for daily living, home management, and community integration services.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Developmental Services

$783,468,450

$926,082,660

Budgetary Appropriations

$783,468,450

$926,082,660

Department of Elder Affairs

$4,150,900

$5,450,900

Budgetary Appropriations

$4,150,900

$5,450,900

Totals

$787,619,350

$931,533,560


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Long Term Group Care

Program: Vendor Operated Long Term Residential Programs with <24 Hour Supports

For the purpose of providing less than 24-hour ongoing services and supports by vendor staff in a certified or licensed home to individuals who need staff and supervision, including skills training for daily living, home management, and community integration services.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Developmental Services

$76,733,957

$90,802,807

Budgetary Appropriations

$76,733,957

$90,802,807

Totals

$76,733,957

$90,802,807


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: State Operated Hospitals & Institutions

Program: State Contracted In-Patient Services

For the purpose of serving eligible individuals whose mental status, behavior and/or level of functioning preclude treatment and stabilization in the community including secure hospital-based care, treatment to stabilize the person's psychiatric status, and improve functioning so that transition to community-based systems of care is possible.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Mental Health

$15,058,794

$14,889,098

Budgetary Appropriations

$15,058,794

$14,889,098

Totals

$15,058,794

$14,889,098


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: State Operated Hospitals & Institutions

Program: State Hospitals

For the purpose of providing acute and chronic medical and mental health services to the Commonwealth's most vulnerable citizens in state operated hospitals, including individuals in state care/custody.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Mental Health

$171,403,687

$169,706,946

Budgetary Appropriations

$165,276,721

$163,577,603

Trust Spending

$6,126,966

$6,129,343

Department of Public Health

$177,137,102

$180,866,841

Budgetary Appropriations

$177,137,102

$180,866,841

Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance

$8,630,000

$2,350,000

Capital

$8,630,000

$2,350,000

Totals

$357,170,789

$352,923,786


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: State Operated Hospitals & Institutions

Program: State Institutions

For the purpose of providing 24-hour residential services and supports by state staff to individuals residing at a state facility or developmental center.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Developmental Services

$130,783,666

$109,390,927

Budgetary Appropriations

$130,783,666

$109,390,927

Totals

$130,783,666

$109,390,927


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Transitional or Intermediate Care

Program: Guardianship, Foster Care, Adoption, and Family Preservation

For the purpose of providing services for children who have been abused or neglected, including support services to families, providing a safe placement with kin or a foster family to children who have been removed from their homes, and subsidies to parents or guardians of children who have achieved permanency through adoption or guardianship.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Children and Families

$295,996,604

$302,136,954

Budgetary Appropriations

$295,996,604

$302,136,954

Executive Office

$317,020

$500,000

Budgetary Appropriations

$317,020

$500,000

Totals

$296,313,624

$302,636,954


Government Function: Health and Social Services

Program Category: Transitional or Intermediate Care

Program: Intermediate Term Residential Services

For the purpose of providing intermediate term residential services to facilitate the safe and timely transition of residents back into the community.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Children and Families

$154,281,823

$161,584,957

Budgetary Appropriations

$154,281,823

$161,584,957

Department of Mental Health

$65,823,387

$67,550,370

Budgetary Appropriations

$65,823,387

$67,550,370

Department of Transitional Assistance

$9,194,318

$9,197,502

Budgetary Appropriations

$9,194,318

$9,197,502

Department of Youth Services

$13,279,184

$14,095,267

Budgetary Appropriations

$13,279,184

$14,095,267

Office of the Secretary of Health and Human Services

$9,740,048

$6,440,048

Federal Grant Spending

$9,740,048

$6,440,048

Totals

$252,318,760

$258,868,144


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