PUBLIC SCHOOLS, DIVISION OF; WORKFORCE EDUCATION (Program)Governor's Recommendations
2022-23
Current Year Budget
2021-22
Difference
DollarsPositionsDollarsPositionsDollarsPositions
$534,355,7590.00$528,203,8350.00$6,151,9240.00
 

 
Policy Area:  WORKFORCE SERVICES
Issue:            LOTUS HOUSE WOMEN'S SHELTER

Justification
Governor's Recommendations 2022-23
The Governor's Budget Recommendation for Fiscal Year 2022-23 includes the restoration of $100,000 to maintain Fiscal Year 2021-2022 funding level of $200,000 for the Lotus House Education and Employment Program for High Special Needs Homeless Women and Youth. The Lotus House Women's Shelter, founded in 2006, is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of poor, disadvantaged and homeless women, youth, and children. The Lotus House provides services such as shelter, medical and mental health care, parenting education, counseling and parent/child therapy, life skills and educational advancement, job readiness training, and enrichment activities. In order to fund its initiatives, the program relies on donations from individuals, corporations, foundations, and local and federal governments.