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File #: 19-837    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/26/2019 Departments: HEALTH
On agenda: 9/17/2019 Final action: 9/17/2019
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with Caminar, Inc. for full service partnership services for the term of July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2021, in an amount not to exceed $5,660,552.
Attachments: 1. 20190917_r_Caminar FSP Services, 2. 20190917_a_Caminar FSP Services
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Louise F. Rogers, Chief, San Mateo County Health
Scott Gilman, Director, Behavioral Health and Recovery Services
Subject: Agreement with Caminar, Inc. for Full Service Partnership Services

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with Caminar, Inc. for full service partnership services for the term of July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2021, in an amount not to exceed $5,660,552.

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BACKGROUND:
The cornerstone of the County's Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Community Services and Supports (CSS) plan is to deliver Full Service Partnership (FSP) services for its highest risk consumers with serious mental illness. FSP programs are designed to allow consumers to remain living in the community and decrease their chances of becoming hospitalized or incarcerated by providing case management, medication management, therapy, social activities, and 24/7 response capability to mitigate an evolving crisis.

DISCUSSION:
Caminar provides 30 consumer slots for comprehensive FSP and Housing Support Program (HSP) services. FSP enrollees have services available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. HSP services are provided to FSP enrollees to assist them in achieving independence, stability, and wellness. Caminar seeks to incorporate persons who have personal experiences in facing the challenges of mental illness and/or alcohol, as well as other drug addiction, as program staff. Through the Assisted Outpatient Treatment FSP, Caminar serves a target population of adults with serious mental illnesses that are unable to survive safely in the community without supervision, have a history of unsuccessful treatment experiences, and have a deteriorating ability to manage their symptoms.

Behavioral Health and Recovery Services (BHRS) is requesting your Board to waive the Request for Proposals (RFP) process, allowing BHRS time to finalize the ev...

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