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File #: 20-231    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/16/2020 Departments: HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY
On agenda: 4/21/2020 Final action: 4/21/2020
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing: A) The acceptance of funding from the California Department of Social Services for California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids Housing Support Program funds in the amount of $2,268,000; and B) An amendment to the agreement with Abode Services to increase the contract amount by $2,268,000 for a new total obligation not to exceed $7,808,875 to match the additional funding allocation received for Fiscal Year 2019-20 from the California Department of Social Services, with no change to the contract term.
Attachments: 1. 20200421_r_AbodeHSP, 2. 20200421_a_AbodeHSP
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Ken Cole, Human Services Agency Director
Subject: Acceptance of Funds from California Department of Social Services and Amendment to the Agreement with Abode Services for Rapid Re-Housing

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing:

A) The acceptance of funding from the California Department of Social Services for California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids Housing Support Program funds in the amount of $2,268,000; and

B) An amendment to the agreement with Abode Services to increase the contract amount by $2,268,000 for a new total obligation not to exceed $7,808,875 to match the additional funding allocation received for Fiscal Year 2019-20 from the California Department of Social Services, with no change to the contract term.
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BACKGROUND:
The San Mateo County Human Services Agency (HSA) is the lead agency for the San Mateo County Continuum of Care (CoC) and oversees the CalWORKs (California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids) Program in San Mateo County. HSA has re-applied for funding for the CalWORKs Housing Support Program (HSP) Rapid Re-Housing (RRH) Program to foster housing stability for homeless families in the CalWORKs Program. HSA is committed to ensuring that the HSP Program is fully aligned with the CoC and its Strategic Plan to End Homelessness (2016-2020).

On May 9, 2016, HSA conducted a Request for Proposals (RFP) and selected Abode Services as the vendor that best matched the service needs of the County and HSP. On November 15, 2016, HSA entered into an agreement with Abode Services for the administration of HSP on January 29, 2017 for the amount of $924,299. The parties executed subsequent amendments to the agreement, which increased the total obligation amount to $5,540,875 and extended its term through June 30, 2020 in order to increase the number of families served.

DISCUSSION:
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