Long Beach, CA
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File #: 22-0884    Version: 1 Name: DHHS - Facility Use Permit w/Anthem Blue Cross for use of the Multi Service Center
Type: Contract Status: CCIS
File created: 7/14/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 8/2/2022 Final action: 8/2/2022
Title: Recommendation to authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute a Facility Use Permit (FUP) with Lifetime Smiles Dental Hygiene Practice of Lydiah Kamenwa, RDHAP, MPH. (Lifetime Smiles), a sole proprietor, for use of the Multi Service Center, for a one-year period, estimated to begin August 1, 2022, with the option to renew for one additional one-year period upon determination by the City Manager, or designee, that the permittee has fully complied with the terms and conditions of the FUP and is otherwise in good standing with the City of Long Beach. (Citywide)
Sponsors: Health and Human Services
Attachments: 1. 080222-C-19sr
Related files: P-00313_000
TITLE
Recommendation to authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute a Facility Use Permit (FUP) with Lifetime Smiles Dental Hygiene Practice of Lydiah Kamenwa, RDHAP, MPH. (Lifetime Smiles), a sole proprietor, for use of the Multi Service Center, for a one-year period, estimated to begin August 1, 2022, with the option to renew for one additional one-year period upon determination by the City Manager, or designee, that the permittee has fully complied with the terms and conditions of the FUP and is otherwise in good standing with the City of Long Beach. (Citywide)

DISCUSSION
The City of Long Beach Health and Human Services Department (Health Department), Homeless Services Bureau, oversees the Multi Service Center (MSC) located at 1301 W. 12th Street The MSC provides services to individuals and families experiencing homelessness such as case management, outreach services, intake, and assessment services, as well as referrals to shelters and other social service programs.

In addition to the Health Department, seven social service agencies occupy office space at the MSC to provide critical resources and housing linkages to City residents experiencing homelessness. Agencies utilizing space at the MSC are required to address a critical need at the local level. Space is provided based upon availability and priority need for the population served. All agencies must meet City insurance requirements. As per City requirements, the occupant agencies must execute a FUP with the City.

Lifetime Smiles has requested to partner with the Health Department by entering into a FUP for space at the MSC to initiate a program to provide dental hygiene care to individuals experiencing homelessness. The goal of the dental hygiene program is to provide oral hygiene to prevent high-cost dental treatments. Services will include dental screenings, application of sealants, deep cleanings, fluoride therapy, oral cancer screening and clean assessments. This project would focus on serv...

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