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Community Based Services
Proposals Due 4/20/2015
Community Based Services, formerly referred to as IV-B Services, are programs which promote the well-being of children and families and are designed to strengthen and stabilize families (including adoptive, foster and extended families). They are also designed to help families at risk or in crisis including services to assist families in preventing disruption and the unnecessary removal of children from their home. They help to maintain the safety of children in their own homes, support families preparing to reunify or adopt, and assist families in obtaining other services to meet multiple needs. Community Based Services are identified by the following categories: Adoption, Resource Parent Services, Family Centered Services, Other Services, Addiction Services, Probation Services, and Specialized Services.
If you have any questions, please contact the Regional Coordinator for these Regions. If you do not know who the Regional Coordinator is, please see the map at the following link on the DCS website: http://www.in.gov/dcs/2332.htm and click on Child Welfare Service Coordinators.
Apply at: http://financials.dcs.in.gov/Public/RFP/RequestAvailable.aspx
Answers to Vendor Questions Posted on DCS Website 4/15/2015: Questions and Answers
Click on Region below to see Open RFP:
Issue of RFP: 4/2/2015
Deadline to Submit Electronic (Attachment M) Questions to ChildWelfarePlan@dcs.IN.gov: 4/9/2015 by 10 am EST
Answers to Vendor questions posted on DCS website: 4/15/2015
Submission of Proposals 4/20/2015 by 10:00 AM EST
RFP Updated 10/2/2014 Attachment A - Service Standards (updated 6/30/2015) Attachment B - Unit Rates (updated 5/21/2015) Attachment B - Unit Rates Attachment C - Application (User Guide/Instructions on how to complete the online submission process) Attachment D-Service Narrative Attachment E - Budget Instructions Attachment E - Budget Document Attachment F - Principals of Child Welfare Services Attachment G - Assurances Attachment H - Sample Contract Attachment I - Exhibit 1 DCS Background Check Website Attachment J - Reporting Forms Attachment K - Proposal Scoring Tool Attachment L - Federal Selected Disallowed Expenses Attachment M - Required question form Attachment N - Clinical Interview and Assessment Document Disaster Plan Template
RFP Documents and Service Standards for Contracts effective 7/1/2011 - 6/30/2015: RFP Documents