Tompkins County
New York


Acceptance of Anonymous Donation and Budget Adjustment - Department of Social Services (Pending Committee action 5-15-17)


Department:Social Services DepartmentSponsors:
Category:Fiscal (Budget)Functions:Social Services

Resolution/Document Body

WHEREAS the Department of Social Services (DSS) has received an anonymous donation of $83,000 with a request that it be used to support Children’s Services programs, and


WHEREAS the Social Services Commissioner wishes to use the funds as follows:


$62,000 - Training and certification of Social Services’ mental health service providers to

  practice evidence-based Child Parent Psychotherapy


$6,000 - Safe Care 'train-the-trainer' training for our sole home visitation provider's staff


$1,500 - Consultation services from Community Dispute Resolution Center


$5,000 - "Seeking Safety" training for DSS staff


$5,000 - "Peer Recovery Advocate" training for DSS staff


$3,500 - "Solution-Focused Trauma-informed Care" training for DSS staff,


, now therefore be it


RESOLVED, on recommendation of the Health and Human Services Committee, That the Department of Social Services is authorized both to accept this donation and to enter into agreements as necessary to effect the above,


RESOLVED, further, That the Director of Finance be and hereby is authorized to make the following adjustments to the 2017budget:


Appropriation:               6010.54412 Travel/Training                             $13,500

6010.54442 Professional Services               $69,500

Revenue:              6010.42705 Gifts and Donations               $83,000