FY2019 Final Budget Chapter 154 AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2019

Massachusetts

State Policies & Initiatives: 
Legislation

~~“For community-based day and work programs and associated transportation costs for adults; provided, that the department shall provide transportation prioritized by need; provided further, that the department shall support individuals with disabilities who transitioned from employment services offered at sheltered workshops to community-based employment as part of the commonwealth’s employment first initiative; provided further, that any public-private partnerships with employers and non-profits shall encourage the highest level of independence among individuals with disabilities and provide options to maximize community involvement and participation; provided further, that not later than December 14, 2018, the department shall issue a report to the house and senate committees on ways and means and the joint committee on children, families and persons with disabilities detailing: (a) eligible individuals who transitioned to community-based employment in fiscal year 2018 and those projected for fiscal year 2019; and (b) the number and types of transitions funded by the pilot program since its inception, delineated by fiscal year; provided further, that not less than $75,000 shall be expended to the town of Natick to support Camp Arrowhead to provide recreational programs for individuals with disabilities; and provided further, that not less than $25,000 shall be expended on the Opportunity Works for the Project SEARCH program.............................................. $210,704,791”

Systems: 
  • Other
Topics: 
  • Cross-Agency Collaboration / Partnerships
Other: 
  • Massachusetts State Legislature
Date Enacted: 
06/01/2019
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