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File #: 20-447    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/5/2020 Departments: HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY
On agenda: 6/30/2020 Final action: 6/30/2020
Title: Measure K: Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with LifeMoves to provide overflow shelter program services for the term of July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2023 and for a total obligation amount not to exceed $3,505,650.
Attachments: 1. 20200630_r_LifeMoves.pdf, 2. 20200630_a_LifeMoves.pdf
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Ken Cole, Director, Human Services Agency
Subject: Measure K: Agreement with LifeMoves for Homeless Shelter Services: Overflow Shelter and Inclement Weather Services

RECOMMENDATION:
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Measure K: Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with LifeMoves to provide overflow shelter program services for the term of July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2023 and for a total obligation amount not to exceed $3,505,650.

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BACKGROUND:
The Human Services Agency (HSA) and community partners provide a spectrum of services to support people experiencing homelessness and help them move back into permanent housing. Shelters are one key component of the community's homeless crisis response system. Overflow shelter and inclement weather services provide additional shelter capacity for specific populations.

Overflow shelter services, which were formerly known as Motel Voucher Program services, provide short term shelter for eligible families in need of shelter, until they locate housing or until a space in a family shelter becomes available. For families who are unable to identity a housing option while in the overflow shelter services, they will be transitioned into a family shelter once a space becomes available, and while in the family shelter, the family will receive case management and other supports from the shelter program to help them move back into permanent housing as quickly as possible. Inclement weather services provide additional shelter capacity on nights with significant winter weather.

HSA released a Request for Proposals in January of 2020 to identify a provider for overflow shelter and inclement weather services. Through the RFP process, LifeMoves was selected because of its experience, qualifications and program approach that best meets the needs of the County.

DISCUSSION:
HSA requests the County enter into this agreement with LifeMoves...

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