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File #: 19-1833    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 12/5/2019 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 2/25/2020 Final action: 2/25/2020
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board: 1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 4520 with Whole Person Learning, Inc., for the provision of Transitional Housing Placement-Plus services on an “as requested” basis, for the five (5) year term from February 29, 2020 through February 28, 2025 with an annual not-to-exceed obligation of $300,000 and a total maximum obligation of $1,500,000 for the duration of the Agreement; 2) Make findings in accordance with County Ordinance 3.13.030 (B) “Specialty skills and qualifications not expressly identified in County classifications are involved in the performance of the work;” this vendor, Whole Person Learning, Inc. is currently the only provider certified by the County to provide the Transitional Housing Program-Plus (THP-P) services; and 3) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 4520, including amendments which do not increase the max...
Attachments: 1. A - Approved CRS 4520 02-25-2020, 2. B - WPL Agmt 4520, 3. Executed Agreement for Services 4520
Related files: 11-0161, 14-0189, 17-0039
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board:
1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 4520 with Whole Person Learning, Inc., for the provision of Transitional Housing Placement-Plus services on an “as requested” basis, for the five (5) year term from February 29, 2020 through February 28, 2025 with an annual not-to-exceed obligation of $300,000 and a total maximum obligation of $1,500,000 for the duration of the Agreement;
2) Make findings in accordance with County Ordinance 3.13.030 (B) “Specialty skills and qualifications not expressly identified in County classifications are involved in the performance of the work;” this vendor, Whole Person Learning, Inc. is currently the only provider certified by the County to provide the Transitional Housing Program-Plus (THP-P) services; and
3) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 4520, 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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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
THP-Plus is a State program created in 2001 and governed by WIC 11403.2(a)(2) & 16522. The services must be certified by the County. The County of El Dorado’s Board of Supervisors approved the El Dorado County THP-Plus Plan on March 28, 2006 (File 06-0476, Item 6.)

California’s 2019-2020 state budget includes a new $8 million dollar investment in combating homelessness among the state’s former foster youth and supporting young adults as they transition to independence. The investment will be distributed to county child welfare agencies enabling them to expand the successful THP-Plus program, which provides housing and supportive services for former foster youth age 18 to 24.

TPH-Plus provides a transitional living opportunity for emancipated foster youth who are at least 18 years old bu...

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