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Contract Management & Planning with RFPs


Contracting with Ramsey County

    • RCCHS partners with contracted community vendors to meet county residents' needs
    • A Request for Proposal (RFP) is issued when program staff identify a service need.
    • The RFP process is open and competitive.

If you are responding to an RFP for the first time, or want more information about the RFP process at RCCHS, please view this 23-minute RFP video.  It describes the process and highlights important elements to include in proposals. If your questions are not answered  contact AskHumanServices. On subject line, type RFP. In email body, include your name, agency, contact information, type of service you provide and your comments.

RFP Registration

RCCHS posts all RFP's with Onvia/Demand Star. Onvia is free and automatically notifies registered agencies. Once registered:

  1. Select the FREE AGENCY option.
  2. On the form that opens, furnish pertinent information for your business.
  3. Enter Ramsey County in the Agency Name field.
    If you have questions or need technical assistance, call (800) 711-1712.
    See Onvia Information & Registration  |   W 9 (pdf)

DHS MA-HCBS Waiver Services

The MN Department of Human Services (DHS) contracts for all Medical Assistance Home and Community Based Waiver Services.  If you are interested in obtaining a Medical Assistance Home and Community Based Waiver Service contract, you enroll with DHS.  |  Learn more about DHS Waiver Providers and Enroll

CERT for small businesses

Ramsey County procurement policies allow Ramsey County departments to contract directly with a CERT registered provider for contracts up to $25,000 without a solicitation process.  Small for-profit businesses and Women-Owned or Minority-Owned businesses may register as CERT providers. | Learn more about CERT and register as a small business

Current Request for Proposals (RFP's and RFIQs)


new  Primary Health & Dental Services in Detoxification Center in order to meet the immediate health care needs of clients as well as to initiate health care services and connect individuals to follow-up appointments and on-going care. Full RFQ and all attachments, addendum are available through Onvia (see registration information in the link above).
Health & Dental RFQ | H & D Solicitation Response Form |  H & D Contractor Information | H & D Trade Secret form
Release date: May 15, 2015 | Optional pre-proposal conference: May 29, 2015 | Due date: June 25, 2015
Anticipated start date: 9/15/15

new Children's Therapeutic Services and Supports certified contractor to provide day treatment services through an after school program for 15 children ages six through 12 affected by severe emotional disturbance.
Children's Therapeutic Day Treatment RFP | Solicitation Response Form | Evaluation Criteria Attachment | Budget Forms 
Release date: May 8, 2015 | Pre Proposal Conference: Monday, June 1, 2015 | Addendum with Answers to Questions Issued: Tuesday, June 9. Answers will be posted on Onvia DemandStar and at Ramsey RFP | Response Due Date: June 24, 2015, by 2:00 p.m. 

Targeted Case Management services for Adult Mental Health including serious and persistent behavioral disorders and co-occurring substance abuse disorders. We are also seeking providers to serve Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals through Vulnerable Adult TCM.
Mandatory pre-proposal conference either April 27 (12:30-1:30pm) or April 29 (8:00-9:00am) – the same content will be offered twice, choose one that fits your schedule. | Full RFP and all attachments, addendum are available through Onvia (see registration information in the link above). 
Targeted Case Management (TCM) Adult Mental Health or Deaf/Hard of Hearing RFP (pdf) Response to TCM Q & A May 1, 2015 | TCM Desired OutcomesTCM Budget Forms (Excel) 
Posted April 13, 2015 | Responses must be received by 2:00 p.m. Central time on June 1, 2015.

Providers for Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) services for adults with severe mental illness. ACT is an evidence-based practice in which a team provides an intensive array of comprehensive mental health services in community based settings. Mandatory pre-proposal conference either April 27 (12:30-1:30pm) or April 29 (8:00-9:00am) – the same content will be offered twice, choose one that fits your schedule | Full RFP and all attachments, addendum are available through Onvia (see registration information in the link above).
Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) for Adult Mental Health RFP  (pdf) | Response to ACT Q & A on May 1 2015
 |  ACT Desired Outcomes |  ACT Budget (Excel) | ACT Data Summary Worksheet  | Posted April 13, 2015 | Responses must be received by 2:00 p.m. Central time on June 1, 2015.

After hours and emergency Social Services for Ramsey County Community Human Services, including child protection crisis services
After Hours and Emergency SS Responses RFP (PDF) |  Responses to Q & A After Hours RFP (Word) | Posted April 13, 15 | Responses must be received by 2:00 p.m. Central time on May 20, 2015

Trauma Informed Care Training Ramsey County, through the Human Services Department, seeks a trainer for Trauma Informed Care, to provide multiple sessions for our staff.
Request for an Informal Quote: Trauma Informed Care Training (pdf) | Solicitation Response Form (Word) | Contractor Information Form (Word) | Responses to Trauma Q & A's May 6, 2015
Posted April 27, 2015 | Contractor Questions Due: May 04, 2015 | Addendum with Answers to Questions Issued: May 07, 2015 | Solicitation Responses Due: May 18, 2015 | Notice of Intent to Award: June 2015 | Anticipated Start Date: July 01, 2015

Request for Proposals (RFP'S) on-going


Base-Rate Group Residential Housing for Adult Men and Women with Chemical Dependency or Co-occurring Chemical Dependency and Mental Illness
CD & MI Group Home RFP (pdf)  |  CD & MI Group Home RFP (28 p Word)  |  RePosted 2-6-2015 on going

 


Forms and Resources


Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services - CLAS Standards Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services - CLAS Standards (5 pp Word)  

Proposed Annual Budget and Start Up Funding Needs (Word)

Proposed Schedule of Positions and Salaries (Word)   

Contractor Information and Reference Form Contractor Information & Reference Form (fillable pdf) 

Questions? Contact linda.koskela@co.ramsey.mn.us