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File #: 20-1324    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 9/30/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 1/12/2021 Final action: 1/12/2021
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board: 1) Make findings in accordance with El Dorado County Ordinance Code, Chapter 3.13.030 (B) that specialty skills and qualifications not expressly identified in County classifications are involved in the performance of the work; 2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 5327 with Progress House, Inc., for the provision of "as-needed" substance abuse treatment services, for the term of 3 years from February 1, 2021 through January 31, 2024, with a maximum obligation of $1,000,000; 3) Approve upon execution of this Agreement for Services 5327, the existing Agreement for Services 2071 and all amendments thereto shall automatically terminate, and Agreement 5327 shall supersede the Agreement 2071 in its entirety; and 4) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 5327, including amendments which do not increase the maximum dollar amount or term of...
Attachments: 1. A - Approved CRS #5327 Progress House WTW, CWS 1/12/21, 2. B - #5327 Progress House WTW, CWS 01/12/21, 3. Executed Agreement 5327
Related files: 15-0584, 17-0289, 17-1267
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board:
1) Make findings in accordance with El Dorado County Ordinance Code, Chapter 3.13.030 (B) that specialty skills and qualifications not expressly identified in County classifications are involved in the performance of the work;
2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 5327 with Progress House, Inc., for the provision of "as-needed" substance abuse treatment services, for the term of 3 years from February 1, 2021 through January 31, 2024, with a maximum obligation of $1,000,000;
3) Approve upon execution of this Agreement for Services 5327, the existing Agreement for Services 2071 and all amendments thereto shall automatically terminate, and Agreement 5327 shall supersede the Agreement 2071 in its entirety; and
4) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 5327, 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: Federal, State, & 1991/2011 Realignment.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
Pursuant to Welfare and Institutions Code Section 16501-16508, HHSA’s Child Welfare Services Program (CWS) is required to provide services to promote family reunification for children and families. Such services are designed to promote the well-being of children by ensuring safety, achieving permanency, and strengthening families to successfully care for their children.

Welfare and Institutions Code Section 11322.6 outlines CalWORKs/Welfare-to-Work activities, including counseling services necessary to obtain and retain employment. Therefore, HHSA is required to provide substance abuse treatment services for clients engaged in CWS and CalWORKs/Welfare-to-Work programs.

HHSA maintains agreements with multiple vendors for the provision of substance abuse treatment services to ensure that clients can be refe...

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