LOTUS (Life on Track to Undeniable Success)
Re-Entry Program for Adult Women Offenders
Origins of Femininity Inc.’s LOTUS program objective is to aid adult women and those that identify as women 25 years of age and older who have been involved in the criminal justice system or who were formerly incarcerated in the adult criminal justice system and released from prison or jail within 180 days of enrollment. The objective is to provide transition assistance, job training and life services designed to promote successful reintegration into the community and to reduce recidivism. The LOTUS program is based on the latest research, evidence-based and evidence-informed interventions, new interventions and theories that suggest the most promising outcomes for women ages 25 and older. This research, interventions and theories promote increased job opportunities, employment retention and reduced recidivism to create productive, responsible law-abiding members of society.
The LOTUS program consists of several target programs and workshops that provide an array of pre- and post-release services, including case management, education and literacy programs, computer training, job readiness training and placement, apprenticeship programs, housing services, risk needs and management, as well as, mentorship and life-coaching. An added element of the LOTUS program is sexual responsibility and the prevention of unwanted pregnancy.