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File #: 21-724    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/19/2021 Departments: HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY
On agenda: 9/14/2021 Final action: 9/14/2021
Title: Measure K: Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with the Central Labor Council to provide employment support services to San Mateo County foster youth for a total amount of $465,500 for the term of September 1, 2021 through August 31, 2022.
Attachments: 1. 20210914_r_CLCP, 2. 20210914_a_CLCP
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Ken Cole, Director, Human Services Agency
Subject: Measure K: Agreement with the Central Labor Council Partnership for Foster Youth Employment Support Services

RECOMMENDATION:
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Measure K: Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with the Central Labor Council to provide employment support services to San Mateo County foster youth for a total amount of $465,500 for the term of September 1, 2021 through August 31, 2022.

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BACKGROUND:
On January 8, 2018, the Human Services Agency (HSA) conducted a request for proposals (RFP) to identify a provider for employment and educational support services and the Central Labor Council Partnership (CLCP) was one of three providers selected. HSA selected CLCP because of their experience and success in providing these services throughout the Bay Area. CLCP specializes in employment and training programs. These programs include: participant recruitment, career & aptitude assessment, training, program analysis, workshop instruction, career counseling, and job placement and retention.

CLCP was formed over 15 years ago to provide high quality employment and training services through government workforce program funds for individual client's and communities' economic growth. The CLCP is a collaboration of three diverse organizations that includes the Regenerate California Innovation (RCI), ProPath, Inc., and the Central Labor Council (CLC) of Fresno, Madera, Tulare, and Kings Counties. The CLC is the lead agency of the partnership that will hold the agreement with the County.

DISCUSSION:
This agreement provides comprehensive workforce development and employment services to current and former San Mateo County foster youth ages 14 to 25. CLCP will provide supportive services to a minimum of 50 youth and will focus on career exploration; individual employment and/or vocational planning; job skills dev...

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