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Budget Summary FY2015

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48001400 - Support Services for People at Risk of Domestic Violence
Data Current as of:  10/17/2014

Account Description FY2014
4800-1400 Support Services for People at Risk of Domestic Violence
For shelters and support services for people at risk of domestic violence and for the operation of the New Chardon Street homeless shelter; provided, that services funded through this item shall include: (i) supervised visitation programs; (ii) housing assistance programs to assist victims of domestic violence in finding and maintaining permanent housing or accessing local transitional housing as necessary; (iii) operation of scattered site transitional housing programs; (iv) counseling services for children who have witnessed domestic violence; (v) emergency shelter for substance abusing battered women; (vi) a statewide domestic violence hotline; and (vii) domestic violence prevention specialists; provided further, that $150,000 shall be expended for the operation of the Portal to Hope servicing Everett, Malden, and Medford; provided further, that the department shall continue to provide any match funding required by federal program regulations; and provided further, that not more than $1,100,000 shall be expended to increase purchased room capacity at current domestic violence shelter providers via an open solicitation to be awarded based on factors determined by the department of children and families, including demonstrated need in the community
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