Crisis Services for Individuals with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities (CSIDD) and Resource Center(s) Region 2 Implementation

Region 2 Crisis Services for Individuals with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities (CSIDD) and Resource Center(s) Request for Applications (RFA)

 

Applicants must consider OPWDD’s responses provided on the attached Questions and Answers document, when completing their submission in response to this RFA.

 

IMPORTANT UPDATE:

The following updates have been made to the Crisis Services for Individuals with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities (CSIDD) and Resource Center(s) Region 2 Request for Proposal (RFA), including an extension to the Application Due Date. Providers must determine if their ability to participate in this procurement is impacted by any of these changes, and if so, Providers must notify OPWDD at [email protected]  prior to 11:00 a.m., on the Questions Due Date of Friday, July 15th, 2021.  

 

Revision #1:

The underlined words have been removed from:

7.1.2.1 Congruence between site visits and applicant’s written proposals will directly influence bonus points awarded during the technical review phase.

and now reads:

7.1.2.1 Congruence between site visits and applicant’s written proposals may influence points awarded during the technical review phase.

 

Revision #2:

In response to the concerns raised regarding the Application submission due date, we have updated the following Key Events and Dates in Section 1.2 of the RFA as follows:

 

Key Events and Dates:

Release of RFA ........................................................................................... Friday, June 18, 2021

Mandatory Letter of Intent/Registration for Applicant’s Conference ......... Friday, July 2, 2021

Mandatory Applicant’s Conference .......................................... 10:00 a.m., Friday, July 9, 2021

Questions Due Date .............................................................................. 11:00 a.m. July 15, 2021

OPWDD Responses to Questions ............................................................... Friday, July 16, 2021

Application Due Date......................................................... Wednesday, July 28, 2021

OPWDD Technical and Cost Evaluations .......................................... Thursday, July 29, 2021 through Friday, August 13, 2021

Resource Center Site Visits and Interviews Completed ................... Friday, August 20, 2021

Preliminary Contract Award Announcement................................. Friday, August 20, 2021

Contract Execution and Submission to Control Agencies ....... Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Contract Start Date ................................................................................ Friday, October 1, 2021

 

 

Revision #3:

6.2 of the RFA has been updated to reflect the revised Due Date of July 28th, 2021.

 

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The New York State Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) is seeking applications from Not for Profit (NFP) organizations authorized to do business in New York State to serve as the provider of Crisis Services for Individuals with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities (CSIDD) and a Resource Center(s) in OPWDD’s Developmental Disabilities Regional Office 2 (“Region 2”). The RFA process will result in one independent grant contract between the successful applicant and OPWDD for the performance of the services described in this RFA.

Contingent upon approvals of the New York State Offices of the Attorney General (AG) and State Comptroller (OSC), the contract resulting from the attached Request for Applications (RFA) is anticipated to begin on October 1, 2021 for a three-year term ending on September 30, 2024.

This RFA provides information and instructions necessary for the submission of applications seeking award of this contract. The application is available on-line in Grants Gateway, under: “Crisis Services for Individuals with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities (CSIDD) and Resource Center(s) REGION 2 IMPLEMENTATION”.

 

It is important to note the following:

Mandatory Letter of Intent is required by Friday, July 2nd, 2021.

Mandatory Applicant’s Conference - 10:00 a.m. on Friday, July 9th, 2021.

Questions must be submitted to  [email protected] no later than 11:00 a.m. on July 15th, 2021

Cost Proposals and Funding Request Summaries must be emailed to [email protected] by 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Applications must be submitted in Grants Gateway no later than 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, July21, 2021.

 

 

The Designated Contact for this procurement is:

Allyson Mead

Email Address:  [email protected]

 

Please submit Letters of Intent and all Questions to  [email protected].