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File #: A 21-226    Name: Goodwill Central Coast
Type: BoS Agreement Status: Department of Social Services - Consent
File created: 5/14/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 5/25/2021 Final action:
Title: a. Approve and authorize the Director of the Department of Social Services to sign an agreement with Goodwill Central Coast for $1,400,000 to provide Expanded Subsidized Employment (ESE) training, supervision, intensive case management, and job performance evaluations for CalWORKs Welfare-to-Work customers for the period of July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022 and: b. Authorize the Director of the Department of Social Services to sign up to three (3) amendments to this agreement where the total amendments do not exceed 10% ($140,000) of the original contract amount and do not significantly change the scope of work.
Attachments: 1. Board Report, 2. Agreement, 3. Completed Board Order Item No. 33


Title
a. Approve and authorize the Director of the Department of Social Services to sign an agreement with Goodwill Central Coast for $1,400,000 to provide Expanded Subsidized Employment (ESE) training, supervision, intensive case management, and job performance evaluations for CalWORKs Welfare-to-Work customers for the period of July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022 and:
b. Authorize the Director of the Department of Social Services to sign up to three (3) amendments to this agreement where the total amendments do not exceed 10% ($140,000) of the original contract amount and do not significantly change the scope of work.

Report
RECOMMENDATION:
It is recommended that the Board of Supervisors:
a. Approve and authorize the Director of the Department of Social Services to sign an agreement with Goodwill Central Coast for $1,400,000 to provide Expanded Subsidized Employment (ESE) training, supervision, intensive case management, and job performance evaluations for CalWORKs Welfare-to-Work customers for the period of July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022 and:
b. Authorize the Director of the Department of Social Services to sign up to three (3) amendments to this agreement where the total amendments do not exceed 10% ($140,000) of the original contract amount and do not significantly change the scope of work.

SUMMARY/DISCUSSION:
The Department of Social Services (DSS) is seeking to continue (ESE) to serve our hardest to employ customers. The Department requested proposals from vendors under RFP #10648 and Goodwill Central Coast's proposal was accepted. The project will place approximately 239 CalWORKs Welfare-to-Work customers into immediate subsidized employment positions. These customers have minimal or no work experience and/or must establish appropriate work behaviors before entering unsubsidized employment or the existing 'work ready' subsidized employment opportunities.

Goodwill Central Coast will provide services for ESE that will include assessment of empl...

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