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File #: 21-270    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/11/2021 Departments: HEALTH
On agenda: 4/6/2021 Final action: 4/6/2021
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing the fourth amendment to the agreement with WeHOPE for the provision of mobile hygiene services for the homeless and unsheltered to extend the term through December 31, 2021 for continued services in Redwood City and Menlo Park and increasing the County's total fiscal obligation by $224,817.28 to an amount not to exceed $395,794.55.
Attachments: 1. 20210406_r_WEHOPE MobileHygieneService, 2. 20210406_a_WeHOPE MobileHygiene Service Amendment
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Louise F. Rogers, Chief, San Mateo County Health
Cassius Lockett, Director, Public Health, Policy and Planning
Subject: Amendment to the Agreement with WeHOPE for the Provision of Mobile Hygiene Units for the Homeless and Unsheltered in Redwood City and Menlo Park for the Whole Person Care Pilot

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing the fourth amendment to the agreement with WeHOPE for the provision of mobile hygiene services for the homeless and unsheltered to extend the term through December 31, 2021 for continued services in Redwood City and Menlo Park and increasing the County's total fiscal obligation by $224,817.28 to an amount not to exceed $395,794.55.
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BACKGROUND:
County Health's Whole Person Care Pilot (Pilot) is part of the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) Medi-Cal 2020, 1115 Waiver. San Mateo County is 1 of 25 entities participating in the pilot, receiving $16.5 million annually to support efforts to coordinate health, behavioral health and social services for vulnerable and high utilizing clients. The County has focused its efforts on persons who are high utilizers of emergency services and are part of one of three target populations including: those with mental health challenges, substance use disorders, and those who experience homelessness. Many clients served meet two or more of these criteria and have multiple existing chronic health conditions that are poorly managed. The Pilot funds specific programs within County Health, Health Plan of San Mateo and the Human Services Agency (HSA) to directly serve these individuals. Additionally, the Pilot focuses efforts to employ systemic structural innovations that support the integration of services across County Health to seamlessly and strategically serve these populations. Initially scheduled to end in December 2020, the Pilot has now been...

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