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File #: 17-0039    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 12/29/2016 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 2/7/2017 Final action: 2/7/2017
Title: Health and Human Services Agency, Social Services Division, recommending the Board: 1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 355-S1711 with Whole Person Learning, Inc., for the provision of Transitional Housing Placement-Plus services, which are provided to emancipated foster youth who are at least 18 years old but not yet 24 years, on an “as requested” basis, for the term March 1, 2017 through February 28, 2020, with an annual not-to-exceed obligation of $269,244 for up to nine (9) participants to participate for twelve (12) full months; and 2) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 355-S1711, including amendments which do not increase the maximum dollar amount or term of the Agreement, and contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management. FUNDING: 100% State Realignment Funds.
Attachments: 1. A - Approved Contract Routing Sheet 2-7-17, 2. B - Whole Person Learning Agmt 2-7-17, 3. Executed Agreement 355-S1711
Related files: 19-1833
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Health and Human Services Agency, Social Services Division, recommending the Board:
1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 355-S1711 with Whole Person Learning, Inc., for the provision of Transitional Housing Placement-Plus services, which are provided to emancipated foster youth who are at least 18 years old but not yet 24 years, on an “as requested” basis, for the term March 1, 2017 through February 28, 2020, with an annual not-to-exceed obligation of $269,244 for up to nine (9) participants to participate for twelve (12) full months; and
2) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 355-S1711, including amendments which do not increase the maximum dollar amount or term of the Agreement, and contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management.

FUNDING: 100% State Realignment Funds.
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 355-S1711 with Whole Person Learning, Inc., for the term March 1, 2017 through February 28, 2020, with an annual not-to-exceed obligation of $269,244 for up to nine (9) clients to participate in the program for twelve (12) full months.

Welfare and Institutions Code Sections 11403 and 16522 provide for Transitional Housing Placement-Plus (THP Plus) services, in which emancipated foster youth or former dependents or wards of the juvenile court actively participate in supervised transitional living housing and are afforded supportive services to assist the youth in moving toward self-sufficiency. Approval of this Agreement for Services will permit the continued provision of THP-Plus services for current and future eligible emancipated foster youth, on an “as requested” basis.

Additionally, HHSA has determined, in accordance with County Ordinance Section 3.13.030, it is more economical and feasible to engage an in...

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