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Program E: Senior Centers

Program Authorization: R.S. 46:1608

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The mission of the Senior Centers Program in the Office of Elderly Affairs is to provide facilities where older persons in each parish can receive supportive services and participate in activities that foster their independence, enhance their dignity, and encourage involvement in and with the community.

The goal of the Senior Centers Program in the Office of Elderly Affairs is to provide for facilities throughout the state where older individuals can come together to receive a variety of services at a local level.

A community focal point on aging where older persons as individuals or in groups come together for services and activities, that enhance their dignity, support their independence and encourage their involvement in and with the community.

OBJECTIVES AND PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

Unless otherwise indicated, all objectives are to be accomplished during or by the end of FY 1999-2000. Performance indicators are made up of two parts: name and value. The indicator name describes what is being measured. The indicator value is the numeric value or level achieved within a given measurement period. For budgeting purposes, performance indicator values are shown for the prior fiscal year, the current fiscal year, and alternative funding scenarios (continuation budget level and Executive Budget recommendation level) for the ensuing fiscal year (the fiscal year of the budget document).

 

 

RESOURCE ALLOCATION FOR THE PROGRAM

SOURCE OF FUNDING

This program is funded from State General Fund.

ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION

GENERAL FUND

TOTAL

T.O.

DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

$4,759,280

$4,759,280

0

 

ACT 19 FISCAL YEAR 1998-1999

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$0

0

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

$4,759,280

$4,759,280

0

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET November 20, 1998

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$0

0

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

$4,759,280

$4,759,280

0

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$0

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 100.0% of the existing operating budget. It represents 100.0% of the total request ($4,759,280) for this program.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

This program does not have funding for Professional Services for Fiscal Year 1999-2000.

OTHER CHARGES

$2,956,012

 

Funding the Senior Center formula to 136 Senior Centers for providing social community based services

$220,500

 

$4,500 per parish to the senior centers in 49 parishes

$1,582,768

 

Additional support for senior centers and related programs for the elderly

 

 

 

$4,759,280

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

This program does not have funding for Acquisitions and Major Repairs for Fiscal Year 1999-2000.


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