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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

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)

Evaluation support for the East Metro Mental Health Alliance on services' utilization and outcomes
Request for Informal Quote: Eval for MH Alliance (pdf) | Contractor Information and Reference Form  (Word) |
Solicitation Response Form  (Word) |  Contractor Application for Designation of Trade Secret Information (Word) 
Posted 4-13-15 | 
Responses must be received by 2:00 p.m. Central time on May 01, 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)
Posted 4-13-15 | Responses must be received by 2:00 p.m. Central time on May 20, 2015

RCCHS seeks 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) for Adult Mental Health or Deaf/Hard of Hearing RFP (pdf)
Posted April 13, 2015 | Responses must be received by 2:00 p.m. Central time on June 1, 2015.

RCCHS seeks 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)
Posted April 13, 2015 | Responses must be received by 2:00 p.m. Central time on June 1, 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