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File #: 20-481    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/26/2020 Departments: HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY
On agenda: 6/30/2020 Final action: 6/30/2020
Title: Measure K: Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the agreement with WeHOPE dba Project WeHOPE for homeless shelter services to increase the amount of the agreement by $1,328,810 for a new total obligation not to exceed $3,060,870 and extend the term two years to July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2022.
Attachments: 1. 20200630_r_Project WeHOPE, 2. 20200630_a_Project WeHOPE
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Ken Cole, Director, Human Services Agency
Subject: Measure K: Amendment to the Agreement with WeHOPE dba Project WeHOPE for Homeless Shelter Services

RECOMMENDATION:
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Measure K: Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the agreement with WeHOPE dba Project WeHOPE for homeless shelter services to increase the amount of the agreement by $1,328,810 for a new total obligation not to exceed $3,060,870 and extend the term two years to July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2022.

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BACKGROUND:
San Mateo County maintains a homeless crisis response system that aims to prevent homelessness whenever possible and to assist people experiencing homelessness with returning to permanent housing as quickly as possible. Homeless shelters are one key component to a comprehensive homeless crisis response system.

In 2017, the San Mateo County Human Services Agency's (HSA) a Request for Proposals (RFP) for homeless shelter services. Project WeHOPE was chosen as one of the providers because of its experience, qualifications and approach to services through its shelter operations.

Project WeHOPE provides shelter services for adults experiencing homelessness, including housing-focused case management services to help shelter residents implement a housing plan.

On June 27, 2017, by Resolution No. 075299, this Board entered into an agreement with Project WeHOPE for the term of July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2020 for a total obligation not to exceed $1,732,060.

DISCUSSION:
Given the continuing need to provide shelter services to adults experiencing homelessness, this amendment extends the term of this Agreement for two years through FY 2021-2022 and adds funding to support additional shelter capacity in a space at the shelter that can be temporarily used for the shelter program which creates the ability to add additional beds to serve more people.

In FY18-...

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