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File #: 22-784    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/20/2022 Departments: HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY
On agenda: 10/18/2022 Final action: 10/18/2022
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with LifeMoves to provide non-congregate homeless shelter services for the term of October 18, 2022 through June 30, 2027, for a total obligation amount not to exceed $22,985,417.
Attachments: 1. 20221018_att_RFP Matrix LifeMoves.pdf, 2. 20221018_r_LifeMoves.pdf, 3. 20221018_a_LifeMoves.pdf
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Ken Cole, Director, Human Services Agency
Subject: Agreement with LifeMoves to provide Non-Congregate Homeless Shelter Services

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with LifeMoves to provide non-congregate homeless shelter services for the term of October 18, 2022 through June 30, 2027, for a total obligation amount not to exceed $22,985,417.

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BACKGROUND:
In December 2021, the County received Homekey Program grant funding administered by the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) to support the construction and operation of a Navigation Center. On September 28, 2021, the County acquired 2.5 acres at 275 Blomquist St., Redwood City, from the City of Redwood City to construct/develop the San Mateo County Navigation Center which is scheduled to be completed in December 2022. Navigation Centers are low-threshold, high service, temporary shelter programs for adults experiencing homelessness.

San Mateo County's Navigation Center is a key component to the County's plan to reach a functional zero level of homelessness; that is, to offer every unsheltered person who chooses assistance a bed or unit in an emergency shelter, temporary housing, or permanent housing. The Navigation Center will provide 240 temporary safe living spaces to individuals and couples experiencing homelessness in San Mateo County. Services will be provided onsite and include intensive client-centered and housing-focused case management designed to help clients find and maintain permanent housing.

In September 2021, the Human Services Agency (HSA) issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to identify a provider to operate and deliver non-congregate homeless services at the Navigation Center, and the non-profit LifeMoves was selected based on their experience providing shelter services, and overall program approach as out...

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