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File #: 19-882    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/5/2019 Departments: HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY
On agenda: 9/17/2019 Final action: 9/17/2019
Title: Measure K: Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the agreement with StarVista to provide educational support services to current San Mateo County foster youth, increasing the amount by $309,000 for a new total amount not to exceed $618,000, with an amended term of September 1, 2018 through August 31, 2020.
Attachments: 1. 20190917_r_StarVista, 2. 20190917_a_StarVista
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Iliana Rodriguez, Human Services Agency Director
Subject: Measure K: Amendment to the Agreement with StarVista to provide educational support services to current San Mateo County foster youth

RECOMMENDATION:
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Measure K: Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the agreement with StarVista to provide educational support services to current San Mateo County foster youth, increasing the amount by $309,000 for a new total amount not to exceed $618,000, with an amended term of September 1, 2018 through August 31, 2020.

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BACKGROUND:
The Human Services Agency's ("HSA") Children and Family Services ("CFS") branch is committed to enhancing the well-being of children, adults, and families by providing professional, responsive, caring, and supportive services. CFS offers a wide range of programs designed to provide current and former foster youth/young-adults with the skills and supports they need to successfully transition into adulthood.
In March 2013, CFS established a Foster Youth Education and Employment Services program to help foster children that are in primary and secondary education ensure their successful enrollment in and completion of post-secondary education. Through the implementation and delivery of this program, CFS has identified a greater need for more focused employment and educational services for current and former foster youth. This agreement with StarVista specifically aims to provide educational services to San Mateo County primary school age foster youth grades Kindergarten through 8th grade.
On September 4, 2018, by Resolution 076129, this Board authorized and entered into an agreement with StarVista to provide educational support services for the term of September 1, 2018 through August 31, 2019, in an amount not to exceed $309,000.

DISCUSSION:
The current agreement with StarVista provides specific educ...

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