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  • CPI: adjusts for changes in the cost of goods and services purchased by consumers
  • IPD: adjusts for changes in the cost of goods and services purchased by governments
  • Economic Growth: adjusts for changes in the size of the state economy (measured in terms of total personal income)
  • None: does not capture changes in the value of a dollar over time.

Other Human Services

funding levels adjusted for inflation (CPI)

  • Funding History
Adjusted for inflation (CPI) NOT adjusted
FY18$207,001,322$207,001,322
FY17$218,920,681$214,126,407
FY16$223,994,899$215,093,304
FY15$185,751,404$177,180,077
FY14$184,982,736$175,191,290
FY13$174,000,474$162,267,931
FY12$154,689,079$141,870,322
FY11$144,381,390$128,638,900
FY10$140,728,905$122,945,726
FY09$167,101,946$144,563,265
FY08$160,553,406$136,979,613
FY07$171,035,605$140,703,029
FY06$157,351,268$126,166,615
FY05$129,766,032$100,260,881
FY04$105,125,656$78,853,839
FY03$104,625,943$76,785,270
FY02$116,411,724$83,593,332
FY01$130,643,761$92,180,827
  • See Changes in Funding
Between and
Funding for Other Human Services
28.9%

comparisons adjusted for inflation (CPI)

Adjusted for inflation (CPI) NOT adjusted
FY18 GAA$206,901,322$206,901,322
FY18 Leg$206,901,322$206,901,322
FY18 Sen$207,719,660$207,719,660
FY18 SWM$206,160,660$206,160,660
FY18 Hou$206,038,856$206,038,856
FY18 HWM$203,549,856$203,549,856
FY18 Gov$206,507,858$206,507,858
FY17$218,920,681$214,126,407

funding levels adjusted for inflation (CPI)

  • Active Line Items
  • All Line Items
FY14FY15FY16FY17FY18
Welcome Home Bill Bonus Payments$2,960,322$2,886,644$2,919,655$2,866,400$2,803,627
Bonus Payments to War Veterans$46,987$45,818$46,342$45,496$44,500
Veterans' Services Administration and Operations$3,512,404$3,444,718$3,668,275$3,846,739$3,844,629
Veterans' Outreach Centers Including Homeless Shelters$2,508,796$3,175,029$3,496,596$3,880,625$4,556,641
Women Veterans' Outreach$79,192$81,331$114,552$112,463$112,152
Agawam and Winchendon Veterans' Cemeteries$596,578$775,799$718,556$705,449$690,000
Veterans' Workforce Program$0$0$0$0$100,000
Veteran Service Officer Training and Certification$0$237,981$364,485$357,836$350,000
Massachusetts Iraq and Afghanistan Fallen Heroes Fund$0$0$156,208$0$0
Train Vets to Treat Vets$263,973$262,094$260,346$255,597$250,000
Assistance to Homeless Veterans$2,794,459$3,167,804$3,271,645$3,274,362$3,232,655
New England Shelter for Homeless Veterans$2,526,185$2,717,884$2,699,759$2,446,037$2,392,470
Veterans' Benefits$75,462,527$77,718,412$80,344,080$79,138,462$75,675,270
Agawam and Winchendon Veterans' Cemeteries$1,161,793$1,244,108$1,220,326$1,198,066$1,171,829
War Memorials$0$14,643$707,100$408,956$160,000
Human Service Salary Reserve$11,293,261$8,387,011$5,506,297$0$0
Chapter 257 Reserve$0$7,945,378$38,984,287$47,985,968$39,698,478
Human Services Salary Reserve$12,142,735$0$0$0$0
Emergency Food Assistance Program (Food Banks)$14,782,460$15,762,339$17,870,163$17,380,629$17,673,831
Personal Care Attendant Council$250,792$1,807,064$1,770,355$1,738,063$1,632,510
Family Access Centers$897,507$2,581,627$2,603,462$0$500,000
Low-Income Citizenship Program$356,363$395,960$416,554$408,956$400,000
Soldiers' Home in Massachusetts Administration and Operations$29,282,652$28,604,742$30,751,732$27,819,935$27,210,690
License Plate Sales Retained Revenue$633,534$629,026$624,831$613,434$600,000
Soldiers' Home in Holyoke Administration and Operations$22,089,373$22,521,332$24,116,076$23,098,853$22,592,998
Holyoke Antenna Retained Revenue$5,279$5,242$5,207$5,112$5,000
Pharmacy Co-Payment Fee Retained Revenue$116,148$115,321$114,552$112,463$110,000
Holyoke Telephone and Television Retained Revenue$52,795$52,419$52,069$51,119$50,000
Holyoke 12 Bed RR$744,265$752,327$774,835$760,702$744,042
License Plate Sales Retained Revenue$422,356$419,351$416,554$408,956$400,000
FY14FY15FY16FY17FY18
Welcome Home Bill Bonus Payments$2,960,322$2,886,644$2,919,655$2,866,400$2,803,627
Welcome Home Bill Bonus Payments$0$0$0$0$0
Bonus Payments to War Veterans$46,987$45,818$46,342$45,496$44,500
Bonus Payments to War Veterans$0$0$0$0$0
Welcome Home Bill Life Insurance Reimbursement$0$0$0$0$0
Veterans' Services Administration and Operations$3,512,404$3,444,718$3,668,275$3,846,739$3,844,629
Veterans' Outreach Centers Including Homeless Shelters$2,508,796$3,175,029$3,496,596$3,880,625$4,556,641
Women Veterans' Outreach$79,192$81,331$114,552$112,463$112,152
National WWII Memorial$0$0$0$0$0
Agawam and Winchendon Veterans' Cemeteries$596,578$775,799$718,556$705,449$690,000
Veterans' Workforce Program$0$0$0$0$100,000
Veteran Service Officer Training and Certification$0$237,981$364,485$357,836$350,000
Massachusetts Iraq and Afghanistan Fallen Heroes Fund$0$0$156,208$0$0
Train Vets to Treat Vets$263,973$262,094$260,346$255,597$250,000
Veterans' Services Pension Recovery Revenue Maximization$0$0$0$0$0
WWII Veterans Memorial, Gloucester$0$0$0$0$0
Assistance to Homeless Veterans$2,794,459$3,167,804$3,271,645$3,274,362$3,232,655
New England Shelter for Homeless Veterans$2,526,185$2,717,884$2,699,759$2,446,037$2,392,470
Annuities to Disabled Vets, Gold Star Parents and Spouses$0$0$0$0$0
Veterans' Benefits$75,462,527$77,718,412$80,344,080$79,138,462$75,675,270
POW/MIA Eternal Flame$0$0$0$0$0
Agawam and Winchendon Veterans' Cemeteries$1,161,793$1,244,108$1,220,326$1,198,066$1,171,829
War Memorials$0$14,643$707,100$408,956$160,000
Worcester Vietnam Veterans Memorial$0$0$0$0$0
Human Service Salary Reserve Fund$0$0$0$0$0
Massachusetts Iraq and Afghanistan Fallen Heroes Fund$0$0$0$0$0
Non-Profit Capital Projects Reserve$0$0$0$0$0
POS Regulatory Evaluation$0$0$0$0$0
Federal PRWORA Compliance Reserve$0$0$0$0$0
Purchase of Service Provider Salary Reserve$0$0$0$0$0
Purchase of Service Provider Salary Reserve$0$0$0$0$0
Human Service Salary Reserve$11,293,261$8,387,011$5,506,297$0$0
Chapter 257 Reserve$0$7,945,378$38,984,287$47,985,968$39,698,478
Human Services Salary Reserve$12,142,735$0$0$0$0
Emergency Food Assistance Program (Food Banks)$14,782,460$15,762,339$17,870,163$17,380,629$17,673,831
Common Application Portal$0$0$0$0$0
Personal Care Attendant Council$250,792$1,807,064$1,770,355$1,738,063$1,632,510
Family Access Centers$897,507$2,581,627$2,603,462$0$500,000
Executive Office of Health and Human Services$0$0$0$0$0
Domestic Violence Service Initiatives$0$0$0$0$0
Quality Care Fund Reserve$0$0$0$0$0
Mass. Technology Collaborative Grants$0$0$0$0$0
Citizenship Assistance Program$0$0$0$0$0
Soldiers' Home Air Conditioning$0$0$0$0$0
Office of Residential and Placement Licensure$0$0$0$0$0
Low-Income Citizenship Program$356,363$395,960$416,554$408,956$400,000
Soldiers' Home in Massachusetts Administration and Operations$29,282,652$28,604,742$30,751,732$27,819,935$27,210,690
Chelsea Telephone and Television Retained Revenue$0$0$0$0$0
License Plate Sales Retained Revenue$633,534$629,026$624,831$613,434$600,000
Soldiers' Home in Holyoke Administration and Operations$22,089,373$22,521,332$24,116,076$23,098,853$22,592,998
Holyoke Antenna Retained Revenue$5,279$5,242$5,207$5,112$5,000
Pharmacy Co-Payment Fee Retained Revenue$116,148$115,321$114,552$112,463$110,000
Holyoke Telephone and Television Retained Revenue$52,795$52,419$52,069$51,119$50,000
Holyoke 12 Bed RR$744,265$752,327$774,835$760,702$744,042
License Plate Sales Retained Revenue$422,356$419,351$416,554$408,956$400,000
Long-Term Care Resident Fee Retained Revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Medical Equipment Purchase$0$0$0$0$0
Temporary Emergency Food Assistance Program$0$0$0$0$0