Please review the Library section below where you will find the full RFP and all required materials and reference documents.
The King County Department of Community and Human Services (DCHS) is pleased to release this Request for Proposals (RFP) for providing social services for immigrants and refugees in Kent, WA, as described below.
As our region continues to respond to and recover from the mental, physical, and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, this RFP seeks to provide culturally and linguistically appropriate social services to immigrant and refugee families, youth, and children in Kent. This RFP will support programs that provide access to healthy food and promote youth development, early learning, and health and wellness.
Specifically, King County will utilize a portion of its American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding to support one (1) community-based organization (CBO) in Kent, WA that can provide social services to immigrant and refugee families, youth, and children who have been adversely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Applicants should propose program models that provide a combination of the following:
- Culturally and linguistically attuned vaccine and public health education
- Culturally appropriate food assistance
- Baby essentials
All applicants will be required to submit a Budget (Attachment D1) and Budget Narrative (Attachment D2) using the templates provided in the Library section of this RFP. To download these templates, please navigate to the Library section and you will find them there. To submit your Budget and Budget Narrative, please upload your completed files to the Documents tab in ZoomGrants.
Pre-Proposal Conference: April 13, 2022, 3:00-4:00 p.m.
- Zoom link: https://kingcounty.zoom.us/j/83293081647, Meeting ID: 832 9308 1647, Passcode: 330611
- Join by phone #: (253)-215-8782, Passcode: 330611
Last day to ask questions: April 28, 2022
RFP Responses Due: May 5, 2022 | 2:00 p.m.
Performance Period: July 1- December 31, 2022
COMMUNICATION: All documents to be submitted in response to this RFP should be uploaded through ZoomGrants.
The Procurement Lead is the sole point of contact for this procurement. All communication regarding the subject matter of this opportunity between the applicants and DCHS upon release of this RFP must be through ZoomGrants or the Procurement Lead, as follows:
Any other communication will be considered unofficial and non-binding on DCHS. Applicants are to rely on written statements issued by the Procurement Lead. Communication directed to parties other than the Procurement Lead on this opportunity may result in disqualification of the applicant.
The dates listed above are subject to change. The full RFP and associated attachments are available for download under the Library section. Proposers are advised to review these documents in their entirety for guidance on the purpose, requested program models, application questions, and deadlines. Proposers are responsible for regularly checking ZoomGrants for any updates, clarifications, or amendments that may be uploaded.