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File #: 19-1619    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 10/22/2019 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 11/19/2019 Final action: 11/19/2019
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board: 1) Authorize the submission of a grant application to the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services for the Elder Abuse Program, for Fiscal Years 2019-20 and 2020-21, for an estimated grant amount of $200,000; 2) Approve and authorize the Director of Health and Human Services Agency and Chair to Sign the Certification of Assurance of Compliance, pertaining to the Request for Application, as required by the grant; 3) Delegate authority to the Director of Health and Human Services Agency to accept funding and execute the grant agreement, if awarded, including any extensions or amendments that do not increase the total funding; and 4) Authorize the Director of Health and Human Services Agency, or the Chief Fiscal Officer, to execute and administer any agreement or subsequent administrative documents relating to said award, including required fiscal and programmatic reports. FUNDING: Federal funding from the 2018 Victims...
Attachments: 1. A - Approved CRS for COAOC - 19-1619 - 111919, 2. B - XE19 RFA - 19-1619 - 111919, 3. Executed Certificate of Compliance Victims of Crime Act Fund
Related files: 21-0053, 21-1498
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board:
1) Authorize the submission of a grant application to the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services for the Elder Abuse Program, for Fiscal Years 2019-20 and 2020-21, for an estimated grant amount of $200,000;
2) Approve and authorize the Director of Health and Human Services Agency and Chair to Sign the Certification of Assurance of Compliance, pertaining to the Request for Application, as required by the grant;
3) Delegate authority to the Director of Health and Human Services Agency to accept funding and execute the grant agreement, if awarded, including any extensions or amendments that do not increase the total funding; and
4) Authorize the Director of Health and Human Services Agency, or the Chief Fiscal Officer, to execute and administer any agreement or subsequent administrative documents relating to said award, including required fiscal and programmatic reports.

FUNDING: Federal funding from the 2018 Victims of Crime Act, in the amount of $200,000, requiring a match contribution of $50,000, which will be matched with a time commitment by Senior Legal services and/or additional volunteer hours.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
On July 19, 2016, the Board approved the Health and Human Services Agency Director to execute a grant agreement with the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) in the amount of $400,000 for the Elder Abuse Program, with a term extending from July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2018 (Item #16-0715). The proposal submitted outlined a partnership between the El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency and the District Attorney’s Office, which would consist of a Social Worker, a Victim Witness Specialist, and civil legal assistance from Senior Legal Services, who would together work to ensure more efficient collaboration between County departments working to assist victims of elder abuse. The program also mandated $100,000 in matching funds wh...

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