Austin Public Health Request for Proposals 2022-001 Homeless Housing Stabilization Services
Austin Public Health (APH) seeks proposals in responseto this Request for Proposals (RFP) from qualified nonprofit organizations or government entities (Offerors) for the provision of Housing Stabilization programs, including Permanent Supportive Housing, Rapid Rehousing, Landlord Outreach and Incentives, Housing Navigation, and Move-In Assistance for individuals and households experiencing homelessness.
Offerors may apply for more than one program area (e.g., permanent supportive housing, rapid rehousing and/or supportive services only). Offerors must submit unique proposals for each program you are applying for.
|Austin Area Urban League||$431,520|
|Austin Travis County Mental Health Retardation Center||$562,180|
|Austin Travis County Mental Health Retardation Center||$726,350|
|Caritas of Austin||$7,060,749|
Foundation for the Homeless
|Youth and Family Alliance dba Lifeworks||$1,269,548|
|Youth and Family Alliance dba Lifeworks||$609,383|
- CLOSED RFP INFORMATION
IMPORTANT DATES DATE ISSUED: Monday, January 31, 2022
RFP PROPOSAL DUE DATE:
EXTENDED TO TUESDAY, March 15, 2022, by 3PM
Anticipated Start date of contract: July 1, 2022, and October 1, 2022 Threshold Review Due Wednesday, February 16, 2022 by 3 PM Questions regarding the RFP are due on or before:
Wednesday, March 2, 2022, by 3 PM
Technical Assistance regarding submission of the RFP in Partnergrants are due on or before: Tuesday, March 8, 2022, by 3 PM Questions must be submitted in writing to the Authorized Contact Person through Partnergrants:
Authorized Contact Person:
Social Service Funding Specialist
Questions and Answers will be available: In Partnergrants and on this solicitation website Optional Pre-Bid Meeting- Date and Time:
Tuesday, February 1, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM CST
Monday, February 7, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM CST
Pre-Bid Meeting Location:
Registration Required with this link to get the Conference Call details:
February 1: Registration Ended
February 7: Registration Ended
Pre-Bid Meeting Materials
Pre-Bid Powerpoint Presentation
February 1: Attendance List
February 7: Attendance List
Interested applicants must:
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.
Doc File Description Type Date of Document 1 OFFER SHEET (Version 3) 2/15/2022 2 RFP APPLICATION (Version 2) WORD 2/15/2022 3 BUDGET & NARRATIVE FORM (Version 2) Excel 3/7/2022 4 COA CERTIFICATIONS AND DISCLOSURES 1/31/2022 A THRESHOLD REVIEW FORM 1/31/2022 B STANDARD SOLICITATION PROVISIONS AND INSTRUCTIONS 1/31/2022 C RFP SCOPE OF WORK (Version 2) 2/15/2022 D APH CLIENT ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS 1/31/2022 E STANDARD APH AGREEMENT BOILERPLATE 1/31/2022 F Applying for APH-Funded Opportunity - Partnergrants Instruction 1/31/2022 G GRANT-SPECIFIC DISCLOSURES 1/31/2022
RFP ADDITIONAL LINKS
Permanent Housing Habitability Standards The Ending Community Homelessness Coalition (ECHO)’s Action Plan includes recommendations from ECHO and the Bloomberg iTeam. The National Alliance to End Homelessness, and other community partners and stakeholders. The Austin / Travis County Continuum of Care Written Standards for Program Delivery ; Written Standards for Coordinated Entry; Austin Strategic Direction 2023 (SD2023) informs the City of Austin’s 6 pillars and direction for 5 years. The Summit to Address Unsheltered Homelessness in Austin is a working document of the city’s plan presented on March 2021. The Barbara Poppe and Associates Report of July 2020, Investing for Results: Priorities and Recommendations for a Systems Approach to End Homelessness, provides consultant recommendations for the City of Austin’s plan to end homelessness. ECHO’s Addressing Racial Disparities in Austin / Travis County reported on September 9, 2019 provides an overview and analysis of racial disparities in Austin/Travis County. SAMHSA’s Assertive Community Treatment is a toolkit of evidence-based practices of customized, community-based services for people living with mental illness disorders. National Coalition for the Homeless defines Trauma-Informed Care for homeless services as a structure that emphasizes understanding, compassion, and responding to the effects of all types of trauma. Trauma-informed, The Trauma Toolkit Critical Time Intervention is a time-limited case management model designed for people experiencing homelessness with mental illness after a discharge from hospitals, shelters, prisons, and other institutions. SAMHSA’s Client Centered Approach to Homeless Services and Behavioral Healthprovides definitions and suggested services for agencies providing services to people experiencing homelessness and behavioral health disorders. Partnership for Opening Door’s summit on integrating employment and housing strategies to prevent and end homelessness. Progressive Engagement - https://endhomelessness.org/what-is-progressive-engagement/