Category: County Budget

October 25, 2021

Cuyahoga County HHSA Committee Approves Contract to support county senior centers

The Cuyahoga County Health, Human Services, and Aging committee met on October 20, 2021 to discuss a funding increase for the Community Senior Services Program (CSSP). The CSSP program contract, which ends on December 31, 2021, helps to provide funding support for senior centers across the county. The contract amendment would add up to $600,000...

October 22, 2021

HHSA Committee hears medical examination contract and two homeless services contracts

The Cuyahoga County Council Health, Human Services, and Aging committee met on October 6, 2021 to discuss a number of contracts, one for medical screening for children admitted to foster care, another for transitional housing for homeless individuals, and finally a contract for homeless men to receive support for substance use disorders. MetroHealth contract increased...

September 28, 2021

HHSA Approves Contracts on SNAP Work Requirements and Homeless Services

The Cuyahoga County Health Human Services, and Aging Committee met on September 22, 2021, to hear about two contracts and one presentation. The first contract was the extension of a master contract for the county’s SNAP to Skills program, a program designed to satisfy the federal work requirements for recipients of Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program...

August 23, 2021

Cuyahoga County Council HHSA Committee Approves Three Contracts Before Recess

The Cuyahoga County Health, Human Services, and Aging Committee met on July 28, 2021, to discuss three contracts, one related to emergency services, another for workforce development and the last for permanent housing for the homeless. The first contract presented was a new master contract for emergency assistance services for families. The first contract presented...

July 6, 2021

Cuyahoga County HHSA Passes Contract Expanding Popular OPTIONS Program

The Cuyahoga County Council Health, Human Services and Aging Committee met on June 15, 2021 to discuss one contract, the OPTIONS for Independent Living program (a.k.a. OPTIONS). Administered as a master contract by the Cuyahoga County Department of Senior and Adult Services (DSAS), the program contract is worth $6,800,435.60 and is distributed through 26 different...

May 24, 2021

County Executive delivers State of the County address amidst recovery

The 2021 Cuyahoga County State of the County speech was sure to be memorable due to the pandemic and its effect on county residents and the economy. That was indeed the case, as Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish presented the first-ever virtual State of the County address. …the county devoted $20 million towards eviction protection...

April 19, 2021

Cuyahoga County HHSA Committee passes two contracts, hears update on vaccine rollout 

The Cuyahoga County Health, Human Services and Aging (HHSA) Committee met to consider two contracts, one related to transportation and the other for homeless services at its March 31 meeting. The first contract was awarded to AmeriCab, in an amount not-to-exceed $8 million for non-emergency transportation services for Medicaid-eligible individuals. The contract began on March...

March 29, 2021

Cuyahoga County HHSA Committee approves homeless services contracts

The Cuyahoga County Council Health, Human Services and Aging Committee had a meeting on March 17 where it heard authorization requests for five contracts, and one presentation from the Cuyahoga County Office of Re-entry. The first contract was for $870,271 with the Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities (CCBDD), which runs from January 1, 2021...

March 12, 2021

HHSA Committee concludes final contract year of former Tapestry program, hears update on May Dugan Center and Diversion Center plans

The Cuyahoga County Health, Human Services and Aging committee heard several important items at its March 3 meeting. The first item was a contract extension, another was a presentation from the May Dugan Center, and finally, an update on the Cuyahoga County Opioid Mitigation Fund. The first item was the final extension of a master...