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King County, WA

Rural Mobile Behavioral Health and Outreach/Engagement (ARPA)
CLOSED  Deadline  3/9/2023
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Description  [hide this]

Please refer to the RFP document under the Library tab to see the full RFP details.

The King County Department of Community and Health Services’ (DCHS) Behavioral Health and Recovery Division (BHRD) is pleased to release this Request for Proposal (RFP) for the 2023 – 2024 ARPA funded Rural – Mobile Behavioral Health and Outreach/Engagement. This RFP and the resulting grants will increase access and availability of behavioral health care in rural, unincorporated areas of King County through mobile outreach and engagement services, with a goal of enrolling / re-enrolling participants in ongoing BHRD and Medicaid-funded services.

This RFP will prioritize funding towards existing King County Integrated Care Network (KCICN)2
Providers in order that these providers can streamline enrollment into Medicaid funded services.
Funding is not limited to KCICN providers, however, and organizations that can demonstrate
strong linkages to Medicaid-funded services are eligible to apply.


On or around May 1, 2023 to December 31, 2024


Applicant's Conference: February 14, 2023 | 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 837 4901 3339    |    Passcode: 062467

Applicant's conference will be recorded, and recording uploaded to Zoomgrants Library

Final Day to Submit Questions:  March 2, 2023, 2:00 PM (PST)

Proposals Due: March 9, 2023 by 2:00 PM (PST)

Responses Reviewed:  March 9, 2023 - March 31, 2023

Award Announcement early to mid April 2023.


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:

Andria Howerton, RFP Lead,

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 tab. 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.

Questions  [hide this]

Interested parties may submit questions in writing prior to the date and time indicated in the RFP schedule through the Contact Admin tab in ZoomGrants. The DCHS response to all questions received will be posted as an RFP addendum on ZoomGrants.

If potential Applicants experience technical difficulties with ZoomGrants leading up to the due date, please email your Proposal to the RFP Lead directly to avoid a late submission.

Applicants are encouraged to complete their Proposal early to avoid any difficulties or errors in submission. DCHS is not responsible for any technical difficulties that an Applicants may experience, and late submissions may result in rejection of Proposal.

Eligibility  [hide this]

Eligible Proposals must meet the following minimum eligibility criteria:

1. Be a current,  KCICN-contracted partner or designated partner of a KCICN contracted partner. KCICN partners may, in turn, include non-KCICN contracted partners in their request by including a letter of support, MOA, or intent to partner that describes the shared roles and funding between partners.

2.  Demonstrate knowledge and experience in providing outreach and engagement services to individuals with behavioral health conditions and subsequent enrollment of these individuals in Medicaid-funded services.

3. Demonstrated commitment to ESJ and working with marginalized communities most impacted by institutional and systematic racism.

The following applications will be prioritized during review:

  1. Current KCICN provider with expert knowledge of Medicaid-funded outpatient services,
    eligibility criteria, and enrollment practices
  2. Applications that clearly articulate rural-community identified behavioral health needs and demonstrate how the proposal responds to those needs; and
  3. Organizations that are working to build behavioral health capacity within the communities to be served.

Library  [hide this]
Description File Name Date Uploaded File Type
1-Rural Mobile BH Outreach-Engagement 2023-2024 RFP 1-RuralMobileBHOutreach-Engagement2023-2024RFP.pdf 2/6/2023 9:31:21 AM PDF
Attachment A-Rural Mobile BH Outreach-Engagement 2023-2024 Summary Questions AttachmentA-RuralMobileBHOutreach-Engagement2023-2024SummaryQuestions.docx 2/6/2023 4:00:39 PM DOCX
Attachment B-Rural Mobile BH Outreach-Engagement 2023-2024 Narrative Questions AttachmentB-RuralMobileBHOutreach-Engagement2023-2024NarrativeQuestions.docx 2/6/2023 4:01:16 PM DOCX
Attachment C-Rural Mobile BH Outreach-Engagement 2023-2024 Budget AttachmentC-RuralMobileBHOutreach-Engagement2023-2024Budget.xlsx 2/6/2023 4:01:34 PM XLSX
Attachment D-ARPA Federal Attachment Package AttachmentD-ARPAFederalAttachmentPackage.docx 2/6/2023 4:01:51 PM DOCX
RFP Amendment 1 - Info Session slide deck and link 2023_24MIDDRuralMobileBHRFP_Amendment1.pdf 2/22/2023 11:01:33 AM PDF
Pre-Application Conference Slide Deck 2023-24ARPARuralMobileBHOutreachEngagementPre-ApplicationConference.pdf 2/22/2023 11:01:55 AM PDF
RFP Amendment 2 - Updated Eligibility and Questions & Answers 2023_24MIDDRuralMobileBHRFP_Amendment2.pdf 3/2/2023 4:39:04 PM PDF
Updated Rural Mobile BH Outreach-Engagement RFP RuralMobileBHOutreach-Engagement2023-2024RFP-amended3223.pdf 3/2/2023 4:43:48 PM PDF
Updated Attachment B-Narrative Questions AttachmentB-RuralMobileBHOutreach-Engagement2023-2024NarrativeQuestions-Amended3223.pdf 3/2/2023 4:44:03 PM PDF

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