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File #: 21-1150    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Approval Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/7/2021 In control: Social Services
On agenda: 10/19/2021 Final action:
Title: Discussion and Possible Action Including Approval of Retroactive Agreement with Redwood Community Services, Inc. in the Amount of $251,711.14, to Provide Immediate Placement Services for High Needs Children and Emergency Support Services for Children Detained by Social Services, Family and Children's Services, Effective July 1, 2020, through June 30, 2021 (Sponsor: Social Services)
Attachments: 1. Agreement 21-187, 2. Redwood Community Services ESS, $251,711.14

TO: Board of Supervisors
FROM: Social Services
MEETING DATE: October 19, 2021


DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
Bekkie Emery
PHONE:
(707) 463-7761
DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
Jena Conner
PHONE:
(707) 463-7971


ITEM TYPE: Regular Agenda

TIME ALLOCATED FOR ITEM: 15 minutes


AGENDA TITLE:
title
Discussion and Possible Action Including Approval of Retroactive Agreement with Redwood Community Services, Inc. in the Amount of $251,711.14, to Provide Immediate Placement Services for High Needs Children and Emergency Support Services for Children Detained by Social Services, Family and Children's Services, Effective July 1, 2020, through June 30, 2021
(Sponsor: Social Services)
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RECOMMENDED ACTION/MOTION:
recommendation
Approve retroactive Agreement with Redwood Community Services, Inc. in the amount of $251,711.14, to provide immediate placement services for high needs children and emergency support services for children detained by Social Services, Family & Children's Services, effective July 1, 2020, through June 30, 2021; and authorize Chair to sign same.
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PREVIOUS BOARD/BOARD COMMITTEE ACTIONS:
Ongoing since 2005; most recent action January 26, 2021, Item No. 4(w), BOS Agreement No. 19-178-A1.

SUMMARY OF REQUEST:
Under this agreement, Redwood Community Services (RCS), a State licensed Foster Family Agency, provided three retained beds per month in the Mendocino County Children's Center/ Cam's Place, a Short Term Residential Therapeutic Program, used by Mendocino County Family and Children's Services (FCS) for immediate placement needs for assessment and stabilization for foster youth ages 7 to 17 who presented with significant behavioral challenges that prevented placement in a home-based setting. In addition, RCS provided Emergency Support Services (ESS) staff 24/7 to assist FCS social workers, when needed, to provide immediate care and supervision for detained children while FCS staff located a foster care placement. This allowed FCS social worke...

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