Shelter Diversion Pilot RFQ# 8165 RFP
July 7, 2021
CITY OF CHICAGO
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) FOR
Shelter Diversion Pilot RFQ# 8165
CITY OF CHICAGO DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY AND SUPPORT SERVICES
All proposals must be submitted via the eProcurement system.
Questions concerning the RFP should be directed to:
Director of Homeless Prevention, Policy & Planning
Department of Family and Support Services
1615 W. Chicago Ave, 3rd Floor NW
Chicago, Illinois 60622
LORI E. LIGHTFOOT BRANDIE KNAZZE
Shelter Diversion is a strategy that helps people experiencing a housing crisis quickly identify and access safe alternatives to shelter. Through the Shelter Diversion Pilot RFP, DFSS seeks a coordinating agency and Diversion Specialists to pilot a systemwide rollout of shelter diversion. Applicants may propose to provide one or both of these roles and join DFSS in a collaborative partnership to implement shelter diversion across Chicago. All selected delegates will be expected to work together, led by the coordinating agency to achieve systemwide shelter diversion rollout.