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File #: 14-1031    Version:
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 7/18/2014 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 4/25/2017 Final action: 4/25/2017
Title: Health and Human Services Agency, Behavioral Health Division, recommending the Board: 1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Amendment 1 to Agreement for Services 104-S1511 with EDCA Lifeskills, Inc., for the provision of senior peer counseling services, to extend the term through June 30, 2018, and increase the maximum contractual obligation to $190,000; and 2) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 104-S1511, 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: 21% Federal, 33% State, 44% Mental Health Services Act, 2% AB109 & Other.
Attachments: 1. 2A - Approved Contract Routing Sheet 104-S1511 A1, 4-25-17, 2. 2B - EDCA Lifeskills Agreement 104-S1511 A1, 4-25-17, 3. Executed Agreement 104-S1511, 4. A- Approved CRS 104-S1511 8/12/14, 5. B-EDCA Senior Peer Counseling Agmt. 104-S1511 8/12/14, 6. Executed Agreement 8-12-14 item 16.pdf
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Health and Human Services Agency, Behavioral Health Division, recommending the Board:
1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Amendment 1 to Agreement for Services 104-S1511 with EDCA Lifeskills, Inc., for the provision of senior peer counseling services, to extend the term through June 30, 2018, and increase the maximum contractual obligation to $190,000; and
2) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 104-S1511, 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: 21% Federal, 33% State, 44% Mental Health Services Act, 2% AB109 & Other.
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION:
Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) recommending the Board approve and authorize Amendment 1 to Agreement for Services 104-S1511 to extend the term and increase the maximum contractual obligation for EDCA Lifeskills, Inc. (EDCA) to continue to provide senior peer counseling for those eligible individuals, thus ensuring HHSA meets the requirements of the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Plan update, which is anticipated to be submitted to the Board of Supervisors for approval this spring.

Additionally, once the MHSA Plan is adopted by the Board of Supervisors, the County implements or maintains the projects identified in the MHSA Plan. Due to the specialized nature of the services required under the Senior Peer Counseling project, the provision of these services are more economically and feasibly performed by the EDCA than through the County Behavioral Health Division.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
MHSA requires that stakeholders be provided with the opportunity to provide input into the MHSA Plan development on topics such as community needs and funding allocations. During the community planning process for FY 2013-14, one of the unmet needs identified by the public was mental health servic...

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