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File #: 3189   
Type: Consent Status: Passed
File created: 11/5/2020 Department: Behavioral Health
On agenda: 11/17/2020 Final action: 11/17/2020
Subject: Contracts for Older Adult Community Services
Attachments: 1. CON-DBH-11-17-20-PEI Older Adult-Rim Family Services FINAL, 2. CON-DBH-11-17-20-PEI Older Adult-WEFCS FINAL
REPORT/RECOMMENDATION TO THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
OF THE COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO
AND RECORD OF ACTION

November 17, 2020

FROM
VERONICA KELLEY, Director, Department of Behavioral Health

SUBJECT
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Contracts for Older Adult Community Services
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RECOMMENDATION(S)
Recommendation
Approve contracts with the following agencies for the provision of Older Adult Community Services, in a total contracted amount of $3,150,000, for the period of January 1, 2021 through June 30, 2025:
1. Rim Family Services, Inc., in the amount of $900,000.
2. West End Family Counseling Services, Inc., in the amount of $2,250,000.
(Presenter: Veronica Kelley, Director, 388-0801)
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COUNTY AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER GOALS & OBJECTIVES
Provide for the Safety, Health and Social Service Needs of County Residents.

FINANCIAL IMPACT
This item does not impact Discretionary General Funding (Net County Cost). The recommended amount of $3,150,000 for Older Adult Community Services (OACS) will be funded by Mental Health Services Act funding. Adequate appropriation and revenue have been included in the Department of Behavioral Health's (DBH) 2020-21 budget and will be included in future recommended budgets.

BACKGROUND INFORMATION
OACS is a Prevention and Early Intervention program to promote healthy aging and assist in maintaining mental wellness, by delivering prevention and early intervention services to the older adult population in San Bernardino County. OACS is provided to older adults (60 years old and above) who may be experiencing the onset of serious psychiatric illness or are at risk due to the aging process, trauma, and/or bereavement. DBH anticipates the recommended agencies will serve approximately 5,968 participants annually at an average cost of $117 per participant.

The OACS program includes four components 1) Older Adult Mobile Resource Unit, 2) Older Adult Wellness Services, 3) Older Adult Home Safety Program, and 4) Older Adult Suicide Prevention ...

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