DFSS Grandparents or Older Relatives Raising Children Services RFP

March 30, 2021

Department of Family and Support Services (DFSS), Senior Services, Grandparents or Older Relatives Raising Children Services (GOORC) RFP  

 

The Grandparents or Older Relatives Raising Children Services RFP seeks proposals from qualified social service agencies who have experience providing counseling, support groups, and gap-filling services for grandparents or older relatives 55 years of age or over who have the primary responsibility for raising children (nieces, nephews, siblings, cousins, grandchildren, great-grandchildren) under 18 years of age or individuals with severe disabilities age 19-59 in the city of Chicago.  

The Department of Family and Support Services (DFSS) seeks proposals from qualified social service agencies who have experience working with grandparents and older relatives who are raising children by offering counseling, support groups, and gap-filling resources. We anticipate awarding one contract for this work.  

For more information, please refer to the application posted on the City of Chicago’s eProcurement page: https://eprocurement.cityofchicago.org/OA_HTML/OA.jsp?OAFunc=PON_ABSTRACT_PAGE&PON_NEGOTIATION_STATUS=ACTIVE 

 

A note about the City’s eProcurement System: 

For those who have not done business with the City of Chicago before, 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.  

Current contractors need only to start an application via their existing iSupplier/eProcurement account.   

All vendors must have a Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN) and an IRS W9 for registration and confirmation of vendor business information.  

 

RFP DUE DATE/SUBMISSION LOCATION:  

May 13, 2021 

 12:00, NOON CST 

 

Proposals must be submitted via online application. 

E-mailed or faxed proposals will not be accepted. 

 

PRE-SUBMITTAL CONFERENCE:  

A Pre-Proposal Webinar will be held on April 12, 2021 from 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.  

Please register prior to the webinar’s start using this link:  

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8893639908479172363 

 

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 online after the time and date listed above for those who cannot attend at the live scheduled time.  The purpose of this pre-submittal event 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. 

 

 

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