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File #: 16-842    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/31/2017 Departments: HEALTH
On agenda: 12/12/2017 Final action: 12/12/2017
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with One East Palo Alto for alcohol and other drug prevention services for the term July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018, in an amount not to exceed $149,650.
Attachments: 1. 20171212_r_One East Palo Alto, 2. 20171212_a_One East Palo Alto.pdf
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Louise Rogers, Chief, Health System
David Young, Director, Behavioral Health and Recovery Services
Subject: Agreement with One East Palo Alto for Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Services

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with One East Palo Alto for alcohol and other drug prevention services for the term July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018, in an amount not to exceed $149,650.

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BACKGROUND:
Since July 2008, Behavioral Health and Recovery Services (BHRS) has contracted with One East Palo Alto (OEPA) for alcohol and other drug (AOD) prevention services. These services include community capacity building, community education and awareness, asset building strategies for youth and families, and environmental prevention efforts in the East Palo Alto region.

In January 2017, BHRS issued a Request for Proposals for community-based partnerships to provide AOD substance use prevention services. Community-based partnerships sustain effective AOD prevention efforts in the County's six geographic community services areas (CSAs) as identified by BHRS: 1) Northwest CSA: Daly City, Pacifica, and Colma; 2) Northeast CSA: Brisbane, South San Francisco, San Bruno and Millbrae; 3) Coastside CSA: Half Moon Bay, La Honda, and Pescadero; 4) Central CSA: Burlingame, Hillsborough, San Mateo, Foster City and Belmont; 5) South CSA: San Carlos, Redwood City, Woodside, Atherton, West Menlo Park, and Portola Valley; and 6) East Palo Alto CSA: East Menlo Park and East Palo Alto. These partnerships are cooperative agreements with community stakeholders who are committed to providing a variety of AOD prevention strategies in their community. OEPA submitted a proposal and was chosen to provide these services in the East Palo Alto CSA.

DISCUSSION:
OEPA will continue to be the lead and fiscal agency for the community-based partner...

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