2023-2028 Patient Companion Services in Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, and Warren Counties

Capital District DDSOO is soliciting sealed bids from responsible and qualified contractors to perform Patient Companion Services at multiple hospitals in Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, and Warren Counties. References, experience, financial resources, and applicable insurances are required.


OPWDD will select the responsible and responsive Bidder(s) that will provide the lowest Total Annual Estimated Cost per Hospital. Up to ten (10) awardees may be selected for each hospital, as bidding dictates. Fewer than 10 awards may be made regardless of number of bids received.  OPWDD reserves the right to reject any and all offers. 


If you are interested, please submit 1 original copy of the IFB Cost Proposal Pages along with 1 original copy of all the Mandatory Supporting Documents. The sample contract template is for reference only. Please review the document, familiarize yourself with the language and set up, but do not submit the sample contract template with your bid. The blank contract template is not a required document. Bid Submissions are due by 2:00 pm on April 19, 2023, no exceptions.


Please submit all required bid documents to:

Taconic DDSOO, Contract Management Unit

C/O Keith Ryer, CMS 1 – IFB CAP 041923

26 Center Circle, Services Building

Wassaic, New York 12592-2637


If you have any questions, you can contact:

The contract hub at [email protected]


Keith Ryer at 845-877-6821 Ext. 3321

[email protected]