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File #: 19-037    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/6/2018 Departments: HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY
On agenda: 1/8/2019 Final action:
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the agreement with LifeMoves for the motel voucher program, emergency shelter, and transitional housing services, increasing the funding by $251,490 for a new total obligation of $4,754,958, and the term remains July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2019.
Attachments: 1. 20190108_r_LifeMoves.pdf, 2. 20190108_a_LifeMoves.pdf
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Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Nicole Pollack, Director, Human Services Agency
Subject: Amendment to the agreement with LifeMoves (Multi-Program)

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the agreement with LifeMoves for the motel voucher program, emergency shelter, and transitional housing services, increasing the funding by $251,490 for a new total obligation of $4,754,958, and the term remains July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2019.

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BACKGROUND:
Since 1987, the County has contracted with LifeMoves to provide emergency shelter and transitional housing services for specific populations of homeless families and individuals. LifeMoves issues motel vouchers for families in need of shelter as well as for individuals during inclement weather and provides case management services designed to help clients move to permanent and stable housing. In addition, LifeMoves has a long history of recruiting and retaining participating motels, negotiating rates of payment for short term motel vouchers, and coordinating those accessing the motel voucher services as well as the emergency shelters and transitional housing.

On June 28, 2016, the County entered into an agreement with LifeMoves to provide emergency shelter, motel voucher program, and transitional housing services to individuals and families for a total obligation amount of $4,503,468 and a term of July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2019. LifeMoves provides the following services under these four (4) Human Service Agency (HSA) programs:

1) Motel Voucher Program for Families (MVP)
The Motel Voucher Program for Families provides short-term motel stays to homeless families who are awaiting entrance to a family shelter program, including families receiving CalWORKs 16-day motel voucher from the State-funded Temporary Homeless Assistance Program (THA).

2) Inclement Weather Program
The Inclement Weat...

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