RFIs

Request for Interest (RFI) #723
Children And Family Services
CSEC/Y Program Coordinator Services

Contra Costa County Employment and Human Services Department (EHSD), Children and Family Services (CFS) Bureau, announces a Request for Interest (RFI) #723 seeking a qualified contractor to provide coordination and implementation of the Commercially Sexually Exploited Children/Youth (CSEC/Y) Program within Children and Family Services Bureau. CFS provides child welfare services to Contra Costa County residents through various offices countywide.

Statement of Purpose

Contra Costa County Employment and Human Services Department (EHSD), Children and Family Services (CFS) Bureau, announces a Request for Interest (RFI) #723 seeking qualified applicants for a fee based contract position in Contra Costa County to provide coordination and implementation of the Commercially Sexually Exploited Children/Youth (CSEC/Y) Program within Children and Family Services Bureau. CFS provides child welfare services to Contra Costa County residents through various offices countywide.

The intent of this Request for Interest (RFI) #723 is to invite qualified individuals with extensive experience to submit a letter of interest (Qualifications Statement) that describes qualifications to provide:

  • CSEC/Y Program management and implementation; identifying the most appropriate approach to provide services and support and coordinating community efforts.
  • CSEC/Y case coordination, collaboration and support to at-risk or in-risk youth, families and staff
  • A culturally responsive, survivor informed, trauma informed and streamlined CSEC/Y Program for CFS

One CSEC/Y Program Coordinator will be hired to be based in Central Contra Costa County with frequent travel to other parts of the County.

This RFI is not in itself an offer to work, nor does it commit Contra Costa County to fund any proposals submitted. The County is not liable for any costs incurred in the preparation or research of proposals.

Additional Information
Posted:
January 12, 2021

Request for Interest (RFI) #722
Community Action Projects
Housing-Shelter / Employment-Jobs/ Food-Nutrition/Comprehensive Health Services

Contra Costa County (County) Employment and Human Services Department (EHSD) announces Request for Interest (RFI) #722 seeking applications from eligible organizations to design and deliver Community Action Projects in alignment with the 2021/22 Contra Costa County Community Action Plan. Selected organizations may be awarded up to, but not more than, $200,000.00 if additional funding becomes available. Award amounts will range from $20,000 to $40,000. This RFI is not in itself an offer of work nor does it commit the County to fund any proposal submitted. The County is not liable for any costs incurred in the preparation or research of proposals.

An Informational Session will be held via Zoom on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 from 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm. To attend this Zoom Informational Session, please use the following link and Password 267096: https://cccounty-us.zoom.us/j/88651225777?pwd=VzB1ZUkwL0lrZWJmREhIT0RjVmhKZz09. While attendance at the Informational Session is not mandatory, it is highly recommended that potential applicants attend for information on completing a response to the RFI. If you plan to attend, please RSVP by email to [email protected] or leave voice message on (925) 608-4959.

Additional Information
CSB CAP Attachment A-Budget
CSB CAP Atttachment B-Outcome Goal and Objective
CSB CAP Atttachment D-Conflict of Interest
CSB CAP NOTICE OF EXTENSION
Information Session Q&A
Electronic Submission Instructions for Bidders
Posted:
January 6, 2021

Request for Interest (RFI) #724
Psychological Evaluator Of Calworks Families

The Contra Costa County Employment and Human Services Department (EHSD), Workforce Services Bureau, announces a Request for Interest (RFI) 724 to seek applicants for a contract position in Contra Costa County to provide evaluations of California Work Opportunity and Responsibilities to Kids (CalWORKs) families to determine their ability to participate in the Welfare-to-Work (WTW) Program and recommend psychological treatment options and referrals to social services that will improve the participants’ chances of becoming financially self-sufficient.

CalWORKs participants may have different ethnic and cultural backgrounds, literacy levels, education or work experience, and multiple barriers to employment such as emotional/mental health issues, substance abuse problems, domestic violence and other family issues.

The intent of the CalWORKs WTW Program is to provide employment and training to virtually all adult recipients. Unless exempt, all adult recipients are required to participate in at least a minimum average of 20 hours per week in core WTW Program activities. A WTW Plan is developed by EHSD staff and the participant, that specifies the program activities in which a participant shall engage and the services that will be provided to the participant.

EHSD CalWORKs staff will provide case management services for eligible participants, including payments for supportive services needed to participate in program activities. Examples of supportive services are child care and transportation. EHSD CalWORKs WTW staff will be solely responsible for participant referrals for services under this RFI.

Additional Information
Posted:
January 4, 2021

Statement of Purpose

Contractor will provide Supplemental Security Income (SSI) evaluation and application services for foster children and youth evaluated and identified by Contractor and referred by Children and Family Services Bureau (CFS). California Assembly Bill (AB) 1331 allows disabled foster children and youth to apply for SSI benefits before they turn 18 years of age or emancipate out of the foster care system. For foster children and youth in extended foster care Supportive Transition, SSI application can be made prior to their 21st birthday. Foster children and youth in high cost facilities will be pre-screened by the County case-carrying Social Worker and then assigned a County Eligibility Worker, a County Social Worker (SW) Supervisor, and a County Eligibility Worker (EW) Supervisor.

Additional Information
Posted:
December 7, 2020