Miami's non-profit women's shelter Lotus House creates the Children's Village as a resource for survivors of domestic violence
Updated 1 years ago
Focus on Children
Lotus House, a non-profit women’s shelter in Miami’s Overtown district that is also the nation’s largest, plans to create the Children’s Village featuring after-school care, tutoring, creative arts, computer learning and a large playground as well as therapeutic and social services. The Children’s Village will also serve as home to other community-based non-profits offering resources and programming to both sheltered and neighborhood children.
The $20-million, 75,000-sq.-ft. children’s center will be across the street from Lotus Village, the shelter that opened in 2017 with the mission of ending homelessness for women, many of them victims of domestic violence. More than 80% of Lotus Village’s clients exit the shelter programs with financial self-sufficiency. Services at the children’s center at Lotus Village will be aimed at preventing homelessness for children, says Constance Collins, founder and executive director of Lotus House.
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