The City of Austin (City) seeks proposals in response to this Request for Proposals (RFP) from qualified social service providers (Offerors) with demonstrated experience working with Community Health Workers (CHWs) to provide health access services to residents of Austin/Travis County. The City will fund programs that hire, expand, connect, capacitate, and empower Community Health Workers and Community Health Worker supports.
IMPORTANT
DATES
DATE ISSUED:
Thursday, February 17, 2022
Thursday, March 17, 2022, by 3 PM
Authorized Contact person: 
Angela Baucom
Social Service Funding Specialist
 E-Mail: APHCompetitions@austintexas.gov
Tuesday, February 22, 2022 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM CST
Pre-Bid Powerpoint Presentation
Attendance List
1. Confirm that your organization is a registered vendor with the City of Austin 
To find the City of Austin Vendor Number please visit Austin Finance Online and search for the organization’s legal name. To register to become a potential City of Austin vendor, go to Austin Finance Online.
2. Be a registered user in the Partnergrants system, go to the Partnergrants website and click on “Register Here.”
Note that the organization’s City of Austin Vendor number is required to complete registration in Partnergrants.
If you would like to receive notifications of future APH funding opportunities, send your contact information to Natasha Ponczek Shoemake at APHCompetitions@AustinTexas.gov.
 
* Note: There was a small change in the proposal document, Question 21 Supplemental Output to allow for a second output.
RFP Additional Resources
American Friends Service Committee, Popular Education: Popular Education(*) | American Friends Service Committee (afsc.org) 
Beyond Health Care: The Role of Social Determinants in Promoting Health and Health Equity: Beyond Health Care: The Role of Social Determinants in Promoting Health and Health Equity | KFF 
Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Center for Preparedness and Response, Guiding Principles to a Trauma-Informed Approach: Infographic: 6 Guiding Principles To A Trauma-Informed Approach | CDC 
Centers for Medicaid and Medicare, Guide to Developing a Language Access Plan: Guide to Developing a Language Access Plan (cms.gov) 
Community Health Improvement Plan for Austin/Travis County: 2018_Travis_County_CHIP_FINAL_9.12.18.pdf (austintexas.gov) 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Healthy People 2020, Social Determinants of Health: Social Determinants of Health – Healthy People 2030 | health.gov 
Freire Institute: Paulo Freire 
Oregon Community Health Worker Association: ORCHWA – Popular Education 
Texas Department of State Health Services CHW Certification Requirements: CHW Certification Requirements (texas.gov) 
Texas DSHS CHW Instructor Continuing Education: CHW Instructor Continuing Education (texas.gov) 
United Way, ConnectATX platform: United Way for Greater Austin’s ConnectATX (unitedwayaustin.org) 

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