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File #: 21-698    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/12/2021 Departments: HEALTH
On agenda: 9/14/2021 Final action: 9/14/2021
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the agreement with Voices of Recovery San Mateo County, extending the term of peer recovery supports and community integration through December 31, 2021, and increasing the amount of the agreement by $83,373 to an amount not to exceed $919,901.
Attachments: 1. 20210914_r_Voices of Recovery Amendment, 2. 20210914_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 Consumer-Operated Self-Help and Peer-Support Services, Wellness and Recovery Services, and Peer Recovery Supports and Community Integration

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the agreement with Voices of Recovery San Mateo County, extending the term of peer recovery supports and community integration through December 31, 2021, and increasing the amount of the agreement by $83,373 to an amount not to exceed $919,901.

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BACKGROUND:
On September 15, 2020, the Board approved an agreement with Voices of Recovery San Mateo County (VORSMC) to provide: 1) consumer-operated self-help and peer-support services and wellness and recovery services for the term July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2022; and 2) peer recovery supports and community integration for the term July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021, in an amount not to exceed $829,134.

On December 21, 2020, the Chief of San Mateo County Health approved an amendment 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, increasing the amount of the agreement by $7,395 to an amount not to exceed $836,528, with no change to the agreement term.

DISCUSSION:
VORSMC provides: 1) consumer-operated self-help and peer-support services for individuals with co-occurring substance use and mental health disorders; 2) peer recovery supports and community integration to prevent relapse and promote long-term recovery from substance use disorders; and 3) Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) groups to formerly incarcerated adults through the Criminal Justice Realign...

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