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File #: 23-1914    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 10/9/2023 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 11/14/2023 Final action: 11/14/2023
Title: Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) recommending the Board: 1) Authorize the HHSA Director to apply for and accept the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) County Elder Abuse Program (XE) grant funding in the total amount of $217,444, to include a required in-kind match of $54,361, which will be met by HHSA Senior Legal Services volunteer hours, for a total project amount of $271,805, for the performance period of January 1, 2024, to December 31, 2024; 2) Delegate authority to the HHSA Director to serve as the official designee for the XE Program grant administered by Cal OES; 3) Approve and authorize the HHSA Director to sign the Subaward Face Sheet, Grant Subaward Certification of Assurance of Compliance, and Federal Fund Grant Subaward Assurances forms for submission to Cal OES; 4) Authorize the Board Chair to sign the XE Program Grant Subaward Certification of Assurance of Compliance form for submission to Cal OES; and 5) Delegate authority to the HHSA D...
Attachments: 1. A - 2023 Elder Abuse Grant-Subaward-Face-Sheet, 2. B - 2023 Elder Abuse Grant_Subaward_Certification_of_Assurance_of_Compliance, 3. C - 2023 Elder Abuse Federal Fund Grant_Subaward_Assurances, 4. D - Cal OES 2023 Elder Abuse RFP, 5. E - Approved CRS - 2023 Elder Abuse Application Forms, 6. Executed Cal OES
Related files: 22-1733, 21-1498, 21-0053, 20-1161, 16-0715, 19-1619
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Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) recommending the Board:
1) Authorize the HHSA Director to apply for and accept the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) County Elder Abuse Program (XE) grant funding in the total amount of $217,444, to include a required in-kind match of $54,361, which will be met by HHSA Senior Legal Services volunteer hours, for a total project amount of $271,805, for the performance period of January 1, 2024, to December 31, 2024;
2) Delegate authority to the HHSA Director to serve as the official designee for the XE Program grant administered by Cal OES;
3) Approve and authorize the HHSA Director to sign the Subaward Face Sheet, Grant Subaward Certification of Assurance of Compliance, and Federal Fund Grant Subaward Assurances forms for submission to Cal OES;
4) Authorize the Board Chair to sign the XE Program Grant Subaward Certification of Assurance of Compliance form for submission to Cal OES; and
5) Delegate authority to the HHSA Director to execute the resulting funding agreement and future amendments that do not increase Net County Cost, contingent upon County Counsel and Risk Management approval, and subsequent administrative documents or required fiscal or programmatic reports.

FUNDING: 100% Federal funding from the 2022 Victims of Crime Act totaling $217,444, with a required match contribution of $54,362 that will be met with an in-kind time commitment by Senior Legal Services and/or through a contribution of volunteer hours.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
The County of El Dorado (County), through HHSA’s Adult Protective Services (APS) Program, has applied to and been awarded funding by Cal OES for the Elder Abuse (XE) Program non-competitive grant since 2016. The purpose of the XE Program is to enhance the safety of elder and dependent adult victims of crime by providing direct services to victims and bridging the gap between elder justice service providers and victim service providers.

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