Government Affairs and Advocacy

Summary of FY2022 Federal Budget for Human and Social Service Organizations

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March 15, 2022

In early March 2022, Congress voted to pass the fiscal year 2022 omnibus budget bill after months of delays. This bipartisan bill represents significant investments in many priority areas for the Social Current network including advancing trauma-informed care, investing in early childhood education, developing whole-child approaches through partnerships with K-12 education, increasing funds for rental assistance and public housing to address the housing crisis, bolstering maternal health equity through new interventions, supporting the behavioral health workforce crisis with new investments, and more. The package also including supplemental funding of over $13 billion for Ukraine relief.

In addition, this legislative package included the passage of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act. This legislation takes steps to strengthen services, invest in prevention efforts, and expand access to survivors in rural areas and those requiring cultural-specific services.

Download our full summary for human and social service organizations. It includes highlights from:

  • Department of Agriculture
  • Department of Education
  • Department of Health and Human Services
    • Administration for Children and Families
  • Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • Department of Justice
  • Department of Labor
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