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File #: 21-1102    Version: 1 Name: Amendment I to Agreement with WestCare California, Inc.
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 10/19/2021 In control: Social Services
On agenda: 11/16/2021 Final action: 11/16/2021
Enactment date: Enactment #: Agreement No. 21-489
Title: Approve and authorize the Chairman to execute Amendment I to Agreement No. 19-259 with WestCare California, Inc. for homeless diversion services, extending the term by two years from November 30, 2021 to November 30, 2023 and increasing the maximum by $804,000 to a total of $2,004,000.
Attachments: 1. Agenda Item, 2. Agreement A-21-489 with WestCare California, Inc.
DATE: November 16, 2021

TO: Board of Supervisors

SUBMITTED BY: Delfino E. Neira, Director, Department of Social Services

SUBJECT: Amendment I to Agreement with WestCare California, Inc.

RECOMMENDED ACTION(S):
TITLE
Approve and authorize the Chairman to execute Amendment I to Agreement No. 19-259 with WestCare California, Inc. for homeless diversion services, extending the term by two years from November 30, 2021 to November 30, 2023 and increasing the maximum by $804,000 to a total of $2,004,000.
REPORT
There is no additional Net County Cost associated with the recommended action, which will allow the Department of Social Services to add Homeless Housing, Assistance and Prevention (HHAP) funding to extend diversion services for an additional two years. This item is countywide and includes Madera County.

ALTERNATIVE ACTION(S):

There is no viable alternative action. Should your Board elect not to approve the recommended action, the County will be out of compliance with the HHAP joint service plan developed in coordination with the regional HHAP recipient jurisdictions and submitted to the State.

FISCAL IMPACT:

There is no increase in Net County Cost associated with the recommended action. The maximum amount of the agreement ($2,004,000) will be fully offset with Homeless Emergency Aid Program (HEAP), California Emergency Solutions and Housing (CESH), and HHAP funding. Sufficient appropriations and estimated revenues are included in the Department's Org 5610 FY 2021-22 Adopted Budget and will be included in future budget requests.

DISCUSSION:

On June 4, 2019, your Board approved Agreement No.19-259 with WestCare California, Inc. (WestCare) for diversion services. This agreement is part of the continuum of homeless services developed by the County, City of Fresno, County of Madera, and Fresno Madera Continuum of Care (FMCoC).

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