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File #: 21-272    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/12/2021 Departments: HEALTH
On agenda: 4/6/2021 Final action: 4/6/2021
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the agreement with the Mental Health Association of San Mateo County for housing and housing-related mental health services, rehabilitation services, technology supports for clients and families, and additional Flexible Fund administration, increasing the amount by $39,216 to an amount not to exceed $4,588,264, with no change to the agreement term.
Attachments: 1. 20210406_r_MHA of SMC 2020-22 BOS Memo, 2. 20210406_a_MHA of SMC 2020-22 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 Mental Health Association of San Mateo County for Housing and Housing-Related Mental Health Services, Rehabilitation Services, and Flexible Fund Administration

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the agreement with the Mental Health Association of San Mateo County for housing and housing-related mental health services, rehabilitation services, technology supports for clients and families, and additional Flexible Fund administration, increasing the amount by $39,216 to an amount not to exceed $4,588,264, with no change to the agreement term.

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BACKGROUND:
On September 29, 2020, this Board approved an agreement with Mental Health Association of San Mateo County (MHA) for housing and housing-related mental health services, rehabilitation services, and Flexible Fund administration for the term of July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2022, in an amount not to exceed $4,549,048.

DISCUSSION:
MHA currently provides: (1) rehabilitation services for seriously mentally ill adults with co-occurring disorders, (2) emergency short-term housing at the Spring Street Emergency Shelter for homeless clients, (3) Shelter Plus Care Project coordination, (4) operation of the Friendship Center, (5) Flexible Funds administration for BHRS' Adult and Older Adult Services and its Pathways Program. Lastly, MHA secures and manages 30 units of high-quality housing for transition-age youth Full-Service Partnership enrollees.

It is now necessary to amend the agreement to add technology supports for clients and family members that do not have the resources to purchase the technology they need to participate in telehealth services and online groups, as well as Pathways Flex Funds for a pr...

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