A Request for Proposals (RFP) is being released by the Lewis-Mason-Thurston Area Agency on Aging (LMTAAA) for the following services in Lewis, Mason and Thurston Counties in 2021:
This procurement is a competitive process. Applicants may include for-profit, non-profit or governmental entities, or individuals working on a paid or volunteer basis, that meet the provider qualifications. The RFP requires applicants to provide a detailed description of the proposed budget or unit rate and mechanism for service delivery, specific details of the applicant’s experience, administrative structure, fiscal management and policies and procedures. Contracts are awarded on a state fiscal year basis, with an annual option to renew up to three (3) additional years, at the discretion of LMTAAA.
The number of applicants selected will vary, depending on the service. One (1) applicant will be selected to provide all Kinship Caregiver Support Services in all three counties. Up to three (3) applicants per service will be selected to provide each Family Caregiver Support Service per county (Family Caregiver Counseling, Out of Home Respite, and Level 3 Skilled Nursing Respite). One (1) applicant will be selected to be the Regional Long Term Care Ombudsman.
LMTAAA is an Equal Opportunity Agency. Minority and woman-owned firms are encouraged to apply. LMTAAA reserves the right to reject any or all Proposals received and to issue no contracts as a result of this RFP, if such a rejection is in LMTAAA’s best interest. Proposals are due no later than 5:00 pm on Friday, November 13, 2020. Interested parties may request an RFP packet by sending an email to LMTRFP@dshs.wa.gov. In the body of the email please indicate the service(s) you are interested in providing.