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File #: 21-702    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/19/2021 Departments: HEALTH
On agenda: 9/14/2021 Final action: 9/14/2021
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the agreement with Peninsula Family Service, extending the Help@Hand peer-led outreach and engagement through June 30, 2022 and increasing the amount of the agreement by $300,000 to an amount not to exceed $1,289,742.
Attachments: 1. 20210914_r_Peninsula Family Service, 2. 20210914_a_Peninsula Family Service
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 Peninsula Family Service for Senior Peer Counseling Services and Support to Older Adults in the Use of Web-Based Behavioral Health Interventions

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the agreement with Peninsula Family Service, extending the Help@Hand peer-led outreach and engagement through June 30, 2022 and increasing the amount of the agreement by $300,000 to an amount not to exceed $1,289,742.

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BACKGROUND:
Peninsula Family Service (PFS) provides Senior Peer Counseling Program services and Help@Hand services, formerly known as Peer-led Outreach and Engagement for Behavioral Health Technology Interventions.

On September 29, 2020, the Board approved an agreement with PFS to provide senior peer counseling services for the term July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2022 and Help@Hand peer-led outreach and engagement for the term of July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021, in an amount not to exceed $986,784.

On January 25, 2021, the Chief of San Mateo County Health approved an amendment to the agreement to provide 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 $2,958 to an amount not to exceed $989,742, with no change to the agreement term.

DISCUSSION:
PFS continues to provide: 1) bilingual/multi-cultural senior peer counseling services, targeting the County's older adult population; 2) outreach and engagement services to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender population, and previously underserved geographical areas; and 3) Help@Hand Peer-led Outreach and Engagement services support transition...

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