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File #: 20-0908    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 7/6/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 9/1/2020 Final action: 9/1/2020
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board: 1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 5012 with Sierra Child and Family Services, Inc., for the provision of school and community- based therapy to eligible youth in the amount of $180,000, for the term upon execution through June, 30 2021; 2) Make findings in accordance with County Ordinance 3.13.030 that it is appropriate to contract with Sierra Child and Family Services, Inc., for services provided under this Agreement 5012 because C) “Due to the limited timeframes, temporary or occasional nature, or schedule for the project of scope of work the ongoing aggregate of work to be performed in not sufficient to warrant the addition of permanent staff”; and 3) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or their designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 5012, including amendments which do not increase the maximum dollar amount or term of the Agreement, and contingent upon approval b...
Attachments: 1. A - Approved CRS, 5012, 2. B- Sierra Child & Family, 5012, 3. Executed Agreement 5012
Related files: 19-1461, 21-0002
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board:
1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 5012 with Sierra Child and Family Services, Inc., for the provision of school and community- based therapy to eligible youth in the amount of $180,000, for the term upon execution through June, 30 2021;
2) Make findings in accordance with County Ordinance 3.13.030 that it is appropriate to contract with Sierra Child and Family Services, Inc., for services provided under this Agreement 5012 because C) “Due to the limited timeframes, temporary or occasional nature, or schedule for the project of scope of work the ongoing aggregate of work to be performed in not sufficient to warrant the addition of permanent staff”; and
3) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or their designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 5012, 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% Federal Funding: Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Mental Health Services Block Grant.

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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
The Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) is a recipient of Mental Health Services Block Grant (MHBG) funds via the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and the Center for Mental Health Services. The proposed allocation for the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 MHBG is $423,018, and it must be spent in accordance with Public Law (PL) 102-321(Block Grants to States Regarding Mental Health & Substance Abuse) and PL 106-310 (Children’s Health Act of 2000). HHSA will use the proposed allocation for the provision of mental health services for adults with serious mental illness and children with serious emotional disturbance.

This Agreement with Sierra Child and Family Services, Inc. (SCFS) is for the provision of school and community- based Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Transitional Age Youth Firs...

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