Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
File #: 21-1711    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 10/20/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 11/16/2021 Final action: 11/16/2021
Title: Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) recommending the Board: 1) Authorize the HHSA Director, on behalf of the County of El Dorado, to accept the Home Safe Program funding allocation, administered by the California Department of Social Services for the term upon execution through June 30, 2024, in the amount of $394,567; 2) Authorize the HHSA Director to sign the Director’s Certification, as a requirement of requesting the funding allocation; 3) Delegate authority to the HHSA Director to execute the resulting funding agreement, contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management; and 4) Authorize the HHSA Director, or designee, to execute and administer any subsequent administrative documents relating to said award, including any extension(s) or amendment(s) thereto that does not increase the funding allocation or term, including required fiscal and programmatic reports. FUNDING: 100% State General Funding authorized pursuant to Senate Bill 129 (Chapter 69, Statutes o...
Attachments: 1. A - Directors Certification for Home Safe Expansion Allocation - 21-1711 - 11-16-21, 2. B - ACWDL regarding Home Safe Expansion Allocations for FY 2021-22 - 21-1711 - 11-16-21, 3. C- County Counsel Approval on HomeSafe Directors Certification - 21-1711 -11-16-21
Title
Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) recommending the Board:
1) Authorize the HHSA Director, on behalf of the County of El Dorado, to accept the Home Safe Program funding allocation, administered by the California Department of Social Services for the term upon execution through June 30, 2024, in the amount of $394,567;
2) Authorize the HHSA Director to sign the Director’s Certification, as a requirement of requesting the funding allocation;
3) Delegate authority to the HHSA Director to execute the resulting funding agreement, contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management; and
4) Authorize the HHSA Director, or designee, to execute and administer any subsequent administrative documents relating to said award, including any extension(s) or amendment(s) thereto that does not increase the funding allocation or term, including required fiscal and programmatic reports.

FUNDING: 100% State General Funding authorized pursuant to Senate Bill 129 (Chapter 69, Statutes of 2021) under the Budget Act of 2021 appropriated for the Home Safe Program.
Body
DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
On October 15, 2021, the County of El Dorado (County) Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) received a Notice of Funding Allocation, via an All County Welfare Director Letter (ACWDL) addressed to all counties and federally recognized tribal governments in California, for The Home Safe Program. This Home Safe Program is administered by the California Department of Social Services (CDSS) and was established in Fiscal Year (FY) 2018-19 under Assembly Bill (AB) 1811 (Chapter 35, Statutes of 2018) to provide housing related assistance to older and dependent adults who are homeless or at risk of homelessness due to abuse and neglect. The Budget Act of 2021 (Senate Bill (SB) 129, Chapter 69, Statutes of 2021) appropriated a total of $92.5 million for Home Safe for FY 2021-22 to be expended through June 30, 2024. The one-time, non-competitive Home Safe allocation for El Dorado...

Click here for full text