The Department of Family and Support Services, Senior Services Division is seeking proposals from qualified counsellors, therapists, social service providers, and healthcare providers to provide services to family/informal caregivers for older adults that include counseling, support groups and gap filling services.
The purpose of this RFP is to assist family caregivers, with services, support, and practical assistance in managing and navigating the challenges through information and resources that include:
This process is open to all entities including non-profit, faith-based, public entities that:
A note about the City’s new eProcurement System:
To complete an application for this RFP, ALL POTENTIAL RESPONDENTS will need to set up an account in the eProcurement/iSupplier system.
New Vendors – Must register at www.cityofchicago.org/eProcurement
Existing Vendors – Must request an iSupplier invitation via email. Include your Complete Company Name and City of Chicago Vendor/Supplier Number (found on the front page of your contract) in your email to email@example.com .You will then receive a response from DPS so you can complete the registration process.
Registration in iSupplier is the first step to ensuring your agency’s ability to conduct business with the City of Chicago and DFSS. Please allow five to seven days for your registration to be processed.
RFP DUE DATE/SUBMISSION LOCATION:
March 5, 2019
12:00, NOON CST
Proposals must be submitted via on-line application.
E-mailed or faxed proposals will not be accepted.
A Pre-Proposal Webinar will be held on February 15, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Please register prior to the Webinar’s start using the link found in the RFP and above. A link to the completed Webinar will be available on-line after the time and date listed above for those who cannot attend at the live scheduled time.
The purpose of these pre-submittal events is to clarify the RFP process and the scope of the required services. Attendance is not mandatory, but it is strongly suggested that interested applicants attend.