Department of Housing (DOH)
• ARPA funding at $10 million in FY 22 and $10 million in FY 23 for legal representation of tenant in evictions.
• Funding for the Housing/Homeless Services line at $85.3 million in each of the biennium.
• Homeless Youth Program funding at $2.6 million in FY 22 and $2.9 million in FY 23.
Department of Mental Health and Addition Services (DMHAS)
• Housing Supports/Services funded at $23.4 million in each year of the biennium.
• Discharge and Diversion Services line is funded at $28.9 million in FY 22 and $6 million in FY 23. This funds 30 new Money Follows the Person (MFP) placements for individuals discharged from Connecticut Valley Hospital and reallocates $352, 500 for services from DOH each year to 47 MFP individuals expected to receive HUD mainstream vouchers.
• Young Adults Services line is funded at $80 million in FY 22 and $84.3 million in FY 23 to support caseload growth in specialized community-based residential treatment.
Department of Social Services
• Allocates $13.9 million in FY 22 and $26.9 million in FY 23 to provide new residential support to 90 individuals in FY 22 and 69 individuals in FY 23 aging out of DCF programs, and for
30 MFP placements in both years.
• Restores Cost-of-Living Adjustments for public assistance recipients.
• Provides $10 million in each year of the biennium to reflect rate increases to home health and waiver service providers.
Department of Children and Families
• Maintains Supportive Housing funding at $19.9 million in both years,
Department of Labor
• ARPA funding at $550,000 in each year of the biennium for customized services for a mortgage crisis jobs training program.
Department of Correction
• Provides $39.2 million in FY 22 and $41.3 million in FY 23 for Community Support Services.
• Reductions to reflect savings due to closure of units and facilities of $15.4 million in FY 22 and $41.5 million in FY 23.
Office of Early Childhood
• Care4Kids continues to be funded at $59.5 million in each year of the biennium.
• Early Head Start – Child Care Partnership is restored at $1.5 million in each year.
Department of Economic and Community Development
• Provides new bond authorizations and establishes the Community Investment Fund 2030 at $175 million in FY 23, with investments continuing through FY 32 for a total of $2.1 billion. The Bond bill authorizes up to $875 million in bonds for a five-year bonding program to fund qualifying projects and grants in distressed communities; establishes a 21-member board to make funding recommendations under the program; authorizes an additional $1.25 billion of bonds for the program that is contingent on agreement between the Governor, board, and the legislature reauthorizing the program; beginning in FY 22, requires $125 million of the funds available for the state’s Economic Action Plan to be reserved for specified projects.
Department of Public Health
• Provides new bond authorizations for the Health Disparities and Prevention Grant Program at $40 million in each year of the biennium. This includes $25 million for Federal Qualified Health Clinics (FQHCs) and $15 million for mental health and substance abuse treatment providers.
Office of Policy and Management
• Provides funding for Cost-of-Living Adjustments (COLA’s) to nonprofit providers of health and human services contracted by the state at $40 million in FY 22 and $80 million in FY 23, of which $10 million each year is for COLA’s for employees who provide state-administered services including DOH, DMHAS, and DOC.
• Provides additional funding for private providers of up to $13.2 million in each year of the biennium.
• ARPA funding is provided for private nonprofits of $30 million each year in FY 22, FY 23, and FY 24.
Department of Energy & Environmental Protection
• Provides new bond authorizations for the remediation of industrial sites in urban areas at $10.5 million in each year of the biennium.
• ARPA funding of $7 million for FY 22 for health and safety barriers to housing remediation.
• ARPA funding of $7 million for FY 22 for affordable housing energy efficiency and retrofits.
Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities
• Provides up to $4 million in Other Expenses for a Disparity and Equity study.
Connecticut Municipal Redevelopment Authority
• The Bond bill cancels $45 million in each year of the biennium for capitalization of the Authority.