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File #: 18-1330    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Informational Report Status: Passed
File created: 10/30/2018 In control: Public Works
On agenda: 12/4/2018 Final action: 12/4/2018
Title: Request Approval of New Lease at 230 4th St, Eureka
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. 2018-10-09 Lease.pdf

To: Board of Supervisors

From: Public Works

Request Approval of New Lease at 230 4th St, Eureka

That the Board of Supervisors approve the lease with Dante G. Vitale, Sr. Trust for space located at 230 Fourth Street, Eureka; and direct the Clerk of the Board to return two (2) executed leases to Public Works - Real Property for transmittal to the Lessor.

Social Services Fund (1160 511)


The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) desires to lease 230 Fourth Street, Eureka from Dante G. Vitale, Sr. Trust with two (2) options to extend the lease. This location would be for a new work program called Helping Humboldt.

Helping Humboldt

The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) currently manages work programs through California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs), the General Relief program for services to disabled recipients (GR), Assembly Bill 109 for felons (AB 109), and Transitional - Age Youth Division for youth and young adults ages 16 to 26 (TAY). Yet many residents in need of employment don't qualify for any of these programs. To expand work opportunities to all county residents, DHHS's Employment Training Division is partnering with CalWORKs and GR to create a new work program called Helping Humboldt: An Occupational Empowerment Program, which will provide immediate work opportunities to all residents, including clients of GR, Mobile Intervention & Services Team (MIST), and Street Outreach Services (SOS).

The program will feature a Drop-In Center where clients can be immediately linked to services and work opportunities. Vocational staff, social works and Mental Health staff will be on site to provide support and direction. The focus will be on encouraging participation at any level and making it easy for clients to connect to both services and work.

DHHS staff will meet clients where they are, supporting efforts to...

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