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File #: 20-688    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/14/2020 Departments: HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY
On agenda: 9/15/2020 Final action: 9/15/2020
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with LifeMoves to provide transitional housing for families with special needs for the term of July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2023, in an amount not to exceed $501,444.
Attachments: 1. 20200915_r_LifeMoves, 2. 20200915_a_LifeMove
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Ken Cole, Director, Human Services Agency
Subject: Agreement with LifeMoves for Transitional Housing for Families with Special Needs

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with LifeMoves to provide transitional housing for families with special needs for the term of July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2023, in an amount not to exceed $501,444.

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BACKGROUND:
On January 22, 2020, the Human Services Agency (HSA) released a request for proposals (RFP) for shelter services for special populations and shelter overflow capacity. One of the populations to be servied are unhoused families with special needs who are receiving services from Children and Family Services (CFS).

Special needs are those that impact the ability to secure housing, examples of which include: families in drug and alcohol recovery, mental health treatment, domestic violence survivors, leaving incarceration, or another situation.

LifeMoves was chosen as the vendor to best provide these services.

DISCUSSION:
Under this agreement, LifeMoves will provide transitional housing services for families with special needs who are currently receiving services from CFS. This program is critical to San Mateo County residents with special needs or other barriers to securing long-term housing.

Services include receiving referrals for the special needs transitional housing program from designated HSA staff and providing supportive services appropriate to the needs of the family and in coordination with the transitional housing case plan as established by the CFS case manager and the contractor.

The agreement and resolution have been reviewed and approved by County Counsel as to form.

The resolution contains the County's standard provisions allowing amendment of the County's fiscal obligations by a maximum of $25,000 (in aggregate).

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