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File #: 20-661    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/7/2020 Departments: HEALTH
On agenda: 9/15/2020 Final action: 9/15/2020
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the agreement with Voices of Recovery San Mateo County for peer-support recovery services and community integration, increasing the amount of the agreement by $175,955 to an amount not to exceed $798,741, with no change to the agreement term.
Attachments: 1. 20200915_r_Voices of Recovery Amendment, 2. 20200915_a_Voices of Recovery Amendment
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Louise F. Rogers, Chief, San Mateo County Health
Scott Gilman, Director, Behavioral Health and Recovery Services

Subject: Amendment to the Agreement with Voices of Recovery San Mateo County for Peer-support Recovery Services

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the agreement with Voices of Recovery San Mateo County for peer-support recovery services and community integration, increasing the amount of the agreement by $175,955 to an amount not to exceed $798,741, with no change to the agreement term.

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BACKGROUND:
On November 13, 2018, the Board approved an agreement with Voices of Recovery San Mateo County (VORSMC) for consumer-operated self-help and peer-support services and wellness and recovery services (WRAP) for the term July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2020, in an amount not to exceed $597,787.

On September 24, 2019, the Board approved the FY 2019-20 Adopted Budget. Previously, on June 25, 2019 the Board received the FY 2020-21 Preliminary Recommended Budget. These budgets included a 4% Cost-of-Living-Adjustment for Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Community-Based Organizations that provide mental health services and substance use disorder services.

On September 19, 2019, the Chief of San Mateo County Health approved an amendment to the agreement for peer-recovery supports and community integration, increasing the amount by $25,000 to $622,787, with no change to the agreement term. Previously, these services were in the HealthRIGHT 360 agreement serving as the fiscal agent and VORSMC providing the services.

DISCUSSION:
VORSMC provides consumer-operated self-help and peer-support services for individuals with co-occurring substance use and mental health disorders, and support through a total wellness program. Services include WRAP groups to formerly incarcerated adults through the Crimina...

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