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File #: 20-446    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 agreement with Abode Services for Rapid Re-Housing homeless services and Housing and Disability Advocacy Program services for the term of July 1, 2020, through June 30, 2023, in an amount not to exceed $4,070,914.08.
Attachments: 1. 20200630_r_Abode RRH HDAP, 2. 20200630_a_Abode RRH HDAP
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Ken Cole, Director, Human Services Agency
Subject: Measure K: Agreement with Abode Services for Rapid Re-Housing and Housing and Disability Advocacy Program Services

RECOMMENDATION:
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Measure K: Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with Abode Services for Rapid Re-Housing homeless services and Housing and Disability Advocacy Program services for the term of July 1, 2020, through June 30, 2023, in an amount not to exceed $4,070,914.08.

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BACKGROUND:
In close collaboration with many County and community partners, the Human Services Agency (HSA) coordinates homeless services throughout the County of San Mateo.
The goals of the homeless crisis response system are to prevent homelessness and to assist people experiencing homelessness with returning to housing as quickly as possible.

Rapid re-housing (RRH) as one key component of the homeless crisis response system, as RRH programs provide intensive services to individuals and families with significant barriers to returning to housing. RRH is a type of homeless service that provides enrolled clients with intensive housing location assistance, time-limited rental subsidies, and case management.

In June 2019, HSA released an RFP for Homeless Services, including continuing RRH Services for the period of July 2020 through June 2023. Abode Services was selected to continue to provide these services because of its experience, qualifications and program approach that best meets the needs of the County.

Housing and Disability Benefits Advocacy Program (HDAP) is a state-funded program that provides RRH services and also assistance with applying for applicable disability benefits.

DISCUSSION:
The approval of this Agreement will allow Abode Services to provide RRH services for the term of July 2020 through June 2023 and to provide HDAP services for the term of July 2020 through June 20...

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