Ramsey County Community Human Services helps people survive & thrive
- 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.
Contracting with Ramsey County
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 provides an overview of the process, and highlights important elements to include in your proposal. If your questions are not answered after viewing it, contact AskHumanServices. On subject line, type RFP. In email body, include your name, agency, contact information, type of service you provide and your comments.
RCCHS posts all RFP's with Onvia/Demand Star. Onvia is free and automatically notifies registered agencies. Once registered
- Select the FREE AGENCY option.
- On the form that opens, furnish pertinent information for your business
- 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
Starting January 1, 2014, the MN Department of Human Services (DHS) will contract 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 can 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)
Community Support Services for adults with mental illness(es) or co-occurring mental illness & substance abuse
This RFP will be issued via Onvia/Demandstar. Follow Demandstar's directions to register your agency and access the full RFP.
Community Support Services RFP (pdf) | CSP RFP (25 pp Word) | CLAS (Word) | Budget Summary (Word) | Outcomes Table (Word)
Release date: June 6, 2014 | Due date: July 23, 2014
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 RFP (pdf) | CD & MI RFP (29 pp Word) | Posted 8-12-2013 on going
Long-term Homeless Group Residential Housing with Vendor Fact Sheet Form
Housing Solicitation of Agreement (pdf) | Housing Solicitation of Agreements (40 pp Word)
Updated 2/1/2013 - on going