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File #: 18-1887    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 12/3/2018 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 1/8/2019 Final action: 1/8/2019
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board: 1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 3537 with Adolescence’s Last Resort, doing business as The Last Resort, for the provision of residential substance abuse treatment services for adolescents, in the amount of $150,000, with a three (3) year term retroactive to July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2021; 2) Make findings in accordance with County Ordinance 3.13.030 that it is more economical and feasible to contract with The Last Resort for services provided under this Agreement 3537 because the County has neither the staff nor facilities to perform said services; and 3) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 3537, 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. (Est. Time: 10 min.) FUNDING: Estimated at 28% Federal and...
Attachments: 1. A - Approved CRS 3537 01-08-19, 2. B - Last Resort Agreement 3537, 3. Executed Agreement 3537
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board:
1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 3537 with Adolescence’s Last Resort, doing business as The Last Resort, for the provision of residential substance abuse treatment services for adolescents, in the amount of $150,000, with a three (3) year term retroactive to July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2021;
2) Make findings in accordance with County Ordinance 3.13.030 that it is more economical and feasible to contract with The Last Resort for services provided under this Agreement 3537 because the County has neither the staff nor facilities to perform said services; and
3) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 3537, 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. (Est. Time: 10 min.)

FUNDING: Estimated at 28% Federal and 72% State (Realignment).
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
Clients who are eligible under the Child Welfare Services (CWS) program, and who require substance use disorder treatment in a residential setting will receive services under this Agreement upon referral by the CWS Program staff. These specialized services are provided by Contractor’s personnel who are trained and licensed in substance use disorder treatment for youth.

The provision of residential substance use disorder treatment services in a group home setting is a new model for CWS, and the services provided by The Last Resort will be available to all eligible clients in the County; however, the facility is located in Modesto, California.

Since 2016, Group Home placements made by CWS staff are authorized using the County Group Home boilerplate, which is comprised of the State Agency Group Home Agreement form, in accordance with Resolution 068-2016. These Group Home placements are paid through the Statewide Auto...

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