APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute on behalf of the County Novation Contract #74-249-21 with Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco, a non-profit corporation, in an amount not to exceed $527,493, to provide Therapeutic Behavioral Services (TBS) for Seriously Emotionally Disturbed (SED) children at its St. Vincent’s School for Boys for the period from July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021, which includes a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2021, in an amount not to exceed $263,747.
This contract will result in budgeted expenditures of up to $527,493 and will be funded by 50% Federal Medi-Cal ($263,746.50) and 50% Mental Health Realignment ($263,746.50) revenues. (Rate increase)
CONSEQUENCE OF NEGATIVE ACTION:
If this contract is not approved, there will be fewer residential facilities to provide residential and outpatient program for seriously emotionally disturbed youth.