The City of Austin (COA) seeks proposals in response to this Request for Proposals (RFP) from qualified social service providers (Offerors) with demonstrated experience in one or more of the following categories: (1) providing job training, employment services and connections to employment opportunities; (2) helping households establish and maintain connections to mainstream benefits programs, providing benefits navigation and enrollment assistance; and (3) providing behavioral health services to individuals and households, which encompass mental health and substance use disorders services such as access to recovery services, mental healthcare, and increasing access to quality behavioral health services. This solicitation seeks proposals to implement one or more of the following 3 service categories: Workforce Development, Benefits Enrollment, and Behavioral Health. Offerors may apply for more than one service category but only one proposal will be accepted per service category.
RFP Proposals Due Date: Thursday, July 7, 2022
Date Issued:
Tuesday, May 31, 2022
Intent to Apply Due Date:
Tuesday, June 14, 2022 by 5 PM CST
Proposal Due Date:
Thursday, July 7, 2022, by 3 PM CST
Anticipated Start date of contracts:
October 1, 2022
Questions regarding the RFP are due on or before:
Thursday, June 30, 2022 by 3 PM CST
Technical Assistance regarding submission of the RFP in Partnergrants are due on or before:
Thursday, July 7, 2022 by 2 PM CST
Questions must be submitted in writing to the Authorized Contact Person or through Partnergrants
Authorized Contact Person:
 Angela Baucom
Social Service Funding Specialist
E-Mail: APHCompetitions@austintexas.gov
Questions and Answers will be available:
In Partnergrants and on the solicitation website: Solicitation website: https://www.austintexas.gov/article/rfp-2002-006-homeless-supportive-services
Optional Pre-Bid Meeting Date(s) and Time(s):
Thursday, June 2, 2022, 10 AM CST
Tuesday, June 7, 2022, 2 PM CST
Pre-Bid Meeting Location:
Registration Required with this link:
Pre-Bid Meeting 1: June 2, 2022, 10 AM CST
Pre-Bid Meeting 2: June 7, 2022, 2 PM CST
Office Hours Meeting Location:
Registration Required with this link:
Office Hours 1: June 14, 2022 at 3 PM CST
Office Hours 2: June 30, 2022 at 3 PM CST
Interested Offerors must do the following:
Offerors Initial Steps: Registration
 
 
 
Offeror Initial Steps: Pre-Application 
   
RFP Documents: 
 
RFP Links:
https://www.austintexas.gov/article/rfp-2002-006-homeless-supportive-services
https://financeonline.austintexas.gov/afo/afo_content.cfm?s=73&p=160
https://www.austintexas.gov/arrfees
https://www.cms.gov/About-CMS/Agency-Information/OMH/Downloads/Language-Access-Plan-508.pdf
https://store.samhsa.gov/product/Supported-Employment-Evidence-Based-Practices-EBP-Kit/SMA08-4364
https://www.samhsa.gov/resource/ebp/treating-concurrent-substance-use-among-adults
 
 

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