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File #: 09-1414    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 11/6/2009 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 12/8/2009 Final action: 12/10/2009
Title: Human Services Department recommending the Board authorize the Chairman to sign Agreement for Services 205-S1011 with Remi Vista, Inc., to administer the Transitional Housing Placement Program (THPP) during the term December 12, 2009 through December 11, 2012 to help transition eligible foster youth to independent living, noting the maximum compensation amount of $593,352 for the three-year term of the Agreement is based on a monthly rate of $2,747 per child up to a maximum of six (6) children that can be placed concurrently at Remi Vista, Inc. FUNDING: 55% Federal/State Social Services allocation with a 45% County match. The annual Federal/State Social Services allocation is expected to be ongoing.
Attachments: 1. Blue Route Remi Vista 205-S1011, 2. Remi Vista 205-S1011
Title
Human Services Department recommending the Board authorize the Chairman to sign Agreement for Services 205-S1011 with Remi Vista, Inc., to administer the Transitional Housing Placement Program (THPP) during the term December 12, 2009 through December 11, 2012 to help transition eligible foster youth to independent living, noting the maximum compensation amount of $593,352 for the three-year term of the Agreement is based on a monthly rate of $2,747 per child up to a maximum of six (6) children that can be placed concurrently at Remi Vista, Inc.

FUNDING: 55% Federal/State Social Services allocation with a 45% County match. The annual Federal/State Social Services allocation is expected to be ongoing.
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BUDGET SUMMARY:
Total Estimated Cost $593,352.00

Funding
Budgeted $593,352.00
Federal/State Social Services $326,343.60
County Match $267,008.40

Total Funding Available $593,352.00
Change To Net County Cost $0.00

Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost:
No change. The Agreement is funded by Federal and State dollars with required County match met primarily with realignment resources. Funds are budgeted for FY 2009-10 and will be included in the Department’s FY 2010-11 and FY 2011-12 budget requests.

Reason for Recommendation:
The Transitional Housing Placement Program (THPP) is a program designed to prepare foster youth for successful emancipation and independent living in the community. The program is available to 16-19-year-old youth in out-of-home placement through the Juvenile Court, who are participating in, or have successfully completed, the Independent Living Program (ILP) administered by the Department of Human Services (DHS). Remi Vista, Inc., is licensed by the California Department of Social Services to provide THPP services. This service is necessary to enable DHS to provide eligible youth with support in transitioning to independent living through the THPP services provided by Rem...

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