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File #: 19-876    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/5/2019 Departments: HEALTH
On agenda: 9/17/2019 Final action: 9/17/2019
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with Mental Health Association of San Mateo County to implement supportive housing services for San Mateo County Health clients for the term of October 1, 2019 through December 31, 2020, in an amount not to exceed $350,000.
Attachments: 1. 20190917_att_RFP Matrix FY18-19.pdf, 2. 20190917_r_Mental Health Association of San Mateo County.pdf, 3. 20190917_a_Mental Health Association of San Mateo Agreement.pdf
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority
To: Honorable Board of Supervisors

From: Louise F. Rogers, Chief, San Mateo County Health
Cassius Lockett, PhD, Director, Public Health, Policy and Planning

Subject: Agreement with the Mental Health Association of San Mateo County to Implement Supportive Housing Services for San Mateo County Health Clients


RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with Mental Health Association of San Mateo County to implement supportive housing services for San Mateo County Health clients for the term of October 1, 2019 through December 31, 2020, in an amount not to exceed $350,000.

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BACKGROUND:
Whole Person Care (WPC) is a pilot program funded under the five-year renewal of California's Section 1115 Medicaid Waiver (Medi-Cal 2020). San Mateo County Health (SMCH) is implementing the WPC pilot to provide a coordinated, efficient, and effective delivery of medical, behavioral health, and social services to the County's highest-risk and vulnerable populations. Through an agreement with the California Department of Health Care Services, SMCH receives up to $16,536,771 in new revenue annually, with funds rolling over from year to year as needed for WPC services. Your Board also approved the allocation of Measure K funds, $1,000,000 in FY 2016-17 and $2,000,000 per fiscal year thereafter, for housing services for WPC clients. To date, this funding has supported 78 homeless individuals in securing permanent housing. Experience shows that clients served through Measure K subsidies and Mainstream Vouchers from the Housing Authority need supportive housing services to maintain their housing.

DISCUSSION:
On May 20, 2019, Public Health, Policy and Planning (PHPP) released a Request for Proposal (RFP) for supportive housing services to SMCH clients. The RFP review committee selected Mental Health Association (MHA) of San Mateo County as the only qualified contractor to provide...

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