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File #: 20-486    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/2/2020 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 StarVista to operate the Daybreak Shelter to extend the term by two years for a new term of July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2022 and increase funding by $481,394 for a new total obligation amount not to exceed $1,139,380.
Attachments: 1. 20200630_r_Daybreak.pdf, 2. 20200630_a_Daybreak (1).docx.pdf
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 StarVista to operate the DayBreak Shelter

RECOMMENDATION:
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Measure K: Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the agreement with StarVista to operate the Daybreak Shelter to extend the term by two years for a new term of July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2022 and increase funding by $481,394 for a new total obligation amount not to exceed $1,139,380.

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BACKGROUND:
After receiving approval by your Board, by Resolution No. 075303, the County entered into an agreement with StarVista for the term of July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2020 for an amount not to exceed $657,986 to operate the Daybreak Shelter. Daybreak Shelter provides emergency shelter services, including housing-focused case management, to San Mateo County youth who are experiencing homelessness and who face a variety of barriers to securing/maintaining permanent housing such as having little to no income; prior evictions; criminal convictions; mental and physical health challenges; and alcohol or other substance use issues.

DISCUSSION:
The Human Services Agency (HSA) recommends the County extend the term by two years and increase funding by $481,394 as it is necessary to continue to provide services to youth experiencing homelessness in San Mateo County. Daybreak Shelter provides an entry point into stabilization services and moves these youth towards permanent housing as quickly as possible. At Daybreak Shelter, clients receive immediate short-term case management to address and resolve current crises, as well as case management focused on addressing barriers that prevent the youth from re-entering housing. Daybreak Shelter provides 10 transitional shelter beds for youth ages 16-21.

The amendment and resolution have been reviewed and approved by County Counsel as to from.

The resolut...

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