2018 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Torian
Co-Patron(s): Ayala, Bell-J.
Youth for Tomorrow

Item 346 #14h

Item 346 #14h

First Year - FY2019 Second Year - FY2020
Health and Human Resources
Department of Social Services FY2019 $100,000 FY2020 $100,000 GF

Page 312, line 17, strike "$42,314,789" and insert "$42,414,789".
Page 312, line 17, strike "$42,314,789" and insert "$42,414,789".

Page 314, after line 34, insert:

"L. Out of this appropriation, $100,000 the first year and $100,000 the second year from the general fund shall be provided to contract with Youth for Tomorrow (YFT) to provide comprehensive residential, education and counseling services to at-risk youth of the Commonwealth of Virginia who have been sexually exploited, including victims of sex trafficking. The contract shall require YFT to provide individual assessments/individual service planning; individual and group counseling; room and board; coordination of medical and mental health services and referrals; independent living services for youth transitioning out of foster care; active supervision; education; and family and family reunification services. Youth for Tomorrow shall submit monthly progress reports on activities conducted and progress achieved on outputs, outcomes and other functions/activities during the reporting period. On October 1 of each year, YFT shall provide an annual report to the Governor and the Chairmen of the Senate Finance and House Appropriations Committees that details program services, outputs and outcomes."


(This amendment adds $100,000 each year from the general fund for Youth for Tomorrow. Language specifies the services to be required in the contract with the organization and requires monthly progress reports and an annual report that details program services, outputs and outcomes.)