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Request for Proposals

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RFP Description

Due Date

Request for Proposals (RFP) #2023-0913

The State of Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH or the Department) is seeking proposals for a fiduciary for the distribution of funding for lead abatement activities. The fiduciary will make funds available to property owners for the completion of lead abatement activities. Abatement activities must be ordered by local health officials and be performed by DPH-licensed lead abatement contractors. The fiduciary will also provide technical assistance and project management to local health departments or districts and property owners. The funds will provide property owners with financial assistance to abate identified lead hazards in dwelling units. The definition of dwelling unit is found in RCSA 19a-111-1(31).

 

The abatement funding will be allocated proportionally to areas of the state based on available data and the anticipated number of cases within local health departments and health districts. The Department will provide the fiduciary with the amounts available for use within each health department or health district for abatement activities.

 

Services are expected to begin on or before January 1, 2024. A total of up to $15,000,000 in state ARPA funding is available to support this project. Funding will be provided for a 2-year period beginning approximately January 1, 2024 through December 31, 2026, subject to the availability of funds and satisfactory program performance.

RFP # 2023-0913 Fiduciary for Lead Abatement Funding

Deadline for submission of proposals is:

February 7, 2024, At 5:00PM EST

Request for Proposals (RFP) #DPH20240906RFP

Menstrual Equity Implementation: Direct Distribution Services

The Connecticut Department of Public Health (“DPH,” the “Department,” or the “Agency”) is seeking proposals to implement Public Act (P.A.) 22-118, which allocated funding to the Department to distribute menstrual products to local and regional boards of education and homeless shelters in Connecticut. The Department received $2,000,000 in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding to support this effort. DPH is seeking a vendor(s) that can use these funds to purchase menstrual products and distribute them directly to these entities. Proposals should be submitted to EndPeriodPoverty@ct.gov.

DPH Menstrual Equity RFP FINAL

 

 
Deadline for submission of proposals is:

December 22, 2023, At 5:00PM EST

Request for Applications (RFA) #DPH20240901RFP

Combined RFA for Behavioral Health Workforce: Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist Incentive Program and Pilot Program for Expanding Behavioral Health Resources in Pediatric Clinics

The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) Office of Public Health Workforce Development announces the availability of fiscal year 2024 funds to implement two behavioral health workforce initiatives. The Incentive Grants to Employers of Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists program (IGP) will fund current and prospective employers of Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists (CAPs) to recruit new CAPs and/or retain CAPs currently employed. Recipients of the funds will implement a recruitment and/or retention process for CAPs. The Pilot Program for Expanding Behavioral Health Resources in Pediatric Clinics (BHPP) provides a 50% match for salaries of new Social Workers or increased hours for Social Workers employed in, and paid by, private pediatric practices.

The total funds available for these two programs combined is $4,500,000, funded through the Federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). Specifically, $2,000,000 is allocated for the IGP and $2,500,000 is allocated for the BHPP. This is one-time funding for a period beginning approximately July 1, 2024, through June 30, 2026, subject to the availability of funds and satisfactory program performance.

RFA for Behavioral Health

BH RFA Application Form

RFA for Behavioral Health with Application

RFA DPH20240901RFP Questions Answered Rev

 

Deadline for submission of proposals is:

January 3, 2023 at 11:45 PM EST

Request for Proposals (RFP) #2024-0909

Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias Program Evaluation

The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) Chronic Disease / Heart, Brain, and Diabetes Health Program is seeking proposals from public and private organizations and community-based agencies to evaluate its Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (ADRD) Program and to assist with the implementation of the CT ADRD State Plan. A total of approximately $58,000 annually for a total of $290,000 over a five-year funding period is available.

RFP 2024-0909 ADRD Evaluation_FINAL

APPLICATION FORMS_RFP 2024-0909 ADRD Evaluation

2024-0909 - Q&A

Deadline for submission of proposals is:

Tuesday, December 19, 2023, 3:00 PM EST

This RFP has been cancelled.

Request for Proposals (RFP) # 2024-0907

Cardiovascular Health Learning Collaborative Technical Advisor

The Connecticut Department of Public Health (CT DPH or the Department) is seeking proposals for a cardiovascular health learning collaborative technical advisor (TA) to promote health equity and address barriers to care and services for those at risk for heart disease. The selected contractor will facilitate multiple learning collaborative cohorts comprised of health care organizations (HCOs) and community-based organizations (CBOs) to guide them in implementing or expanding evidence-based strategies that address heart disease (specifically hypertension and hypercholesterolemia) and improve health outcomes.

This is a competitive bid; all those seeking funding must submit a proposal and follow the guidelines of this Request for Proposal (RFP).

HD RFP2024-0907 Summary

Heart Disease RFP 2024-0907 FINAL

HD RFP2024-0907 Forms for posting

QA for Cardiovascular RFP 2024-0907

 
Deadline for submission of proposals is:
  
Monday, December 11, 2023, at 3:00 pm

Request for Proposal (RFP) # 2024-0908

Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias Training Programs for Healthcare and Community Professionals

The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH), Chronic Diseases Unit is seeking proposals from Connecticut public and private organizations and community-based agencies to provide training programs for the Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (ADRD) Program for medical professionals and community professionals. An anticipated total of approximately $100,000 annually for a total of $500,000 of federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) ADRD funds are available to support this project.

  • Component 1: Training for Medical Professionals will be supported by $50,000 annually for 5 funding periods and
  • Component 2: Training for Community Professionals will be supported by $50,000 annually for 5 funding periods.

Applicants may apply for one or both components of funding; however, if applying for both components, a separate scope of services and budget must be provided.

ADRD Training RFP 2024-0908

ADRD Training RFP 2024-0908 Forms

ADRD Training RFP 2024-0908 Summary

QA for ADRD training RFP Log 2024-0908

 
Deadline for submission of proposals is:
  
Tuesday, November 21, 2023, 3:00pm EST

Request for Proposal (RFP) # 2024-0905

The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) or the Department, Diabetes Prevention and Management Program announces the availability of fiscal year 2024 funds. The following are major categories of activities to be supported through this Request for Proposal:

  • Component A: Two Health care organizations to implement evidence-based diabetes prevention and management programs.
  • Component B: Technical Assistance contractor to assist health care organizations implementing diabetes prevention and management programs and to increase access statewide to CDC-recognized diabetes prevention life-style change programs.

Proposals must identify the Components addressed from the list above, provide a description of the strategies planned to address the public health concern, identify the target population and how the program addresses their needs including health equity, and identify the outcome objectives each program will work towards achieving.

A total of up to $225,000 annually of federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) funds are available to support these services. Funding will be for a 4.5-year period beginning approximately April 1, 2024, through June 29, 2028, subject to the availability of funds and satisfactory program performance.

Diabetes HCO and TA RFP Final Log 2024-0905

Diabetes RFP Log 2024-0905 Forms

Diabetes RFP Notice for Website

Q&A for Diabetes RFP 2024-0905 

Deadline for submission of proposals is:
  
Tuesday, October 31, 2023, 3 PM
 

Request of Proposal (RFP) Contract #2024-0902

The contractor will implement a mobile medical dental Integration project, an innovative project to increase access and reduce barriers to oral health services and coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination and testing in dental health professional shortage areas (Dental HPSA) by utilizing mobile dental vehicles (MDV).

The selected HCO will 1) establish or expand a MDV program to provide oral health services, and COVID-19 vaccinations and testing in Dental HPSAs, 2) collaborate inter-professionally with medical and dental providers to develop systems and workflows to identify, serve, and refer at risk populations, 3) educate the target population on the importance and safety of preventive dental care and COVID-19 vaccination and testing, and 4) develop a Sustainability Plan to ensure the continuation of the project.

Contract Form - RFP #2024-0902

 
Contract Period:
08/01/2023 to 08/31/2026
 

Request of Proposal (RFP) Log #2024-0904

The Connecticut HIV Planning Consortium

The Department of Public Health (DPH) TB, HIV, STD, and Viral Hepatitis Program is seeking a contractor to coordinate, facilitate and evaluate the activities of the Connecticut HIV Planning Consortium (CHPC). The Department is federally mandated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to convene a statewide HIV Planning Group (HPG) to develop a comprehensive and integrated plan for HIV care and prevention service delivery that meets the needs of people living with HIV and those most at risk for acquiring it. The Integrated Plan will be expanded beyond HIV to include Viral Hepatitis Elimination and Substance Use Disorder.

The purpose of this RFP is to solicit bids from qualified vendors to organize and manage the operations of a statewide community planning group as well as oversee the strategic plan process. The successful proposer will be tasked with community planning and integrated HIV prevention and care strategic plan development, monitoring, and evaluation in collaboration with DPH staff.

Request for Proposals

RFP Log20240904 CT HIV Planning Consortium 62923

RFP Log20240904 CT HIV Planning Consortium 62923 pdf

HIV Planning Consortium RFP_Bidders Questions Answers 072623

Contract_Post_2024-0904 RFP Connecticut HIV Planning Consortium

 
Deadline for submission of proposals is:
  
August 11, 2023 by 4:30 PM
 

Request of Proposal (RFP) Log #2024-0903

Comprehensive Integrated HIV/HCV Prevention Services

The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) TB, HIV, STD, and Viral Hepatitis Section previously released RFP#2024-0903 Comprehensive HIV/HCV Prevention Services on February 10, 2023. An objective review committee recommended soliciting additional competitive bids for Region 2, Fairfield and Litchfield Counties. Proposals submitted under the previous RFP are eligible to reapply. This request for proposal (RFP) will include funding for HIV/HCV Testing using a Status Neutral Care Model, and Harm Reduction Services, formerly known as Drug User Health Services for Region 2, Fairfield County and Litchfield County.

The CT DPH is seeking proposals from Connecticut community-based agencies, private organizations, CT State agencies, or municipalities to serve as a Lead Contractor to deliver a full range of HIV/HCV Prevention Services. Lead contractors will coordinate services by collaborating and subcontracting with agencies within Fairfield County and Litchfield County.

2024- 0903 RFP_Forms_2_6_2023

2024-0903 HIV_Prevention_RFP_Region 2_Fairfield_Litchfield

2024-0903 HIV_Prevention_RF_Region 2_Fairfield_Litchfield_pdf

RFP questions answers for RFP 2024-0903

Contract Post 20240903 RFP HIV Prevention Services Final

Deadline for submission of proposals is:

August 14, 2023 by 4:00 pm
 

Request For Proposal (RFP): RFP # IPC1-2023

Community Gun Violence and Community Violence Intervention and Prevention Services


The Connecticut Children’s Injury Prevention Center (IPC), in partnership with the Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) Office of Injury and Violence Prevention in the Community, Family Health and Prevention Section, and in consultation with the state Commission on Community Gun Violence Intervention and Prevention, is seeking competitive proposals from community-based agencies to provide community violence intervention and prevention services. It is the IPC’s intent to award seven (7) recipients from this procurement for approximately $88,330 per award per year, conditional on adequate funds being provided by DPH. The state allocated funding via the federal American Relief Plan Act, to implement evidence-informed community gun violence and community violence intervention and prevention services.

The term of the agreement is expected to be one (1) year with the successful bidder(s) qualifying for a no-bid one-year extension upon successful implementation during year one as determined by the IPC and the DPH. The successful bidder can have up to two no-bid extensions. The total term of the agreement is not to exceed three (3) years.

The IPC will accept proposals from the following organization type:

  • Community-based non-profit organizations (preference given)

  • Local public health departments/districts, Youth Service Bureaus, or municipal offices charged with responsibility for community violence prevention work.

Funding will be for a three-year period beginning approximately September 1, 2023, through August 31, 2026, subject to the availability of funds and satisfactory program performance.

This is a competitive bid; all those seeking funding must submit a proposal and follow the guidelines of this RFP.

2023 RFP IPC CVI

FAQs 6_13_2023_Final

Bidder’s Conference: June 13, 2023 2:00-3:00 pm, View the recording here

Winning bidder(s) notification: July 24, 2023

Award Summary 20230904

SEEC Bidder List RFP 2023-0904

Anticipated contract start date: September 1, 2023

 
Deadline for submission of proposals is:
July 10, 2023 at 12:00 pm (noon)
 

Request of Proposal (RFP) Log #2025-0901

Connecticut Quitline Services

The Connecticut Department of Public Health is seeking proposals to implement and maintain the Connecticut Quitline, a comprehensive tobacco use cessation coaching service that will assist residents in their efforts to quit tobacco use through the provision of individualized counseling, information, and self-help materials through both telephonic and digital communications.

The RFP is available in electronic format on the State Contracting Portal at https://portal.ct.gov/DAS/CTSource/BidBoard, on the Department’s website at https://portal.ct.gov/DPH/Request-For-Proposals/Request-for-Proposals, or from the Department’s Official Contact: Allison Sullivan, 860-509-8251, DPHTobacco@ct.gov.

RFP 2025-0901 CT Quitline Services

RFP 2025-0901 CT Quitline Services Forms

RFP 2025-0901 Legal Notice

RFP 20250901 Questions Answers

RFP 2025-0901 Sample Contract

 
Deadline for submission of proposals is:
July 13, 2023 at 2:00 P.M.
 

Request for Proposal (RFP)

RFP #2023-0903: Preventive Health Strategies
at Work in CT Communities


The Connecticut Department of Public Health (CT DPH) is seeking proposals from full-time local health departments and districts to implement programs to address Chronic Disease Prevention & Management, Injury & Violence Prevention, Community Safety & Supports, and/or Tobacco Prevention to address Healthy People 2030 goals and objectives using evidence-based interventions within their communities.

The Request for Proposal is available in electronic format on the State Contracting Portal at https://portal.ct.gov/DAS/CTSource/BidBoard, on the Department’s website at https://portal.ct.gov/DPH/Request-For-Proposals/Request-for-Proposals, or from the Department’s Official Contact: Donette Wright, (860) 509-7804, Donette.Wright@ct.gov.

** DPH RFP 2023-0903 Questions and Responses_ADDENDUM

**Amendment Notice_RFP 2023-0903 Preventive Health Strategies at Work in CT Communities

RFP 2023-0903 Forms

RFP 2023-0903 Preventive Health Strategies at Work in CT Communities

DPH RFP 2023-0903 Questions and Responses

 
Deadline for submission of proposals is:
**Friday, June 23, 2023, at 2:00 PM.
 

Request of Proposal (RFP) Log #2023-0904 

Fiduciary for distribution of School Based Health Centers Mental Health Funding

The State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health (DPH or the Department), is seeking proposals for a fiduciary to provide distribution of funding for School Based Health Centers Mental Health funding and contract management. The selected fiduciary will award funding to SBHC sites to provide coordinated, culturally sensitive, developmentally appropriate, School Based Health Center (SBHC) services that may include mental health, outreach, and health promotion/education. Schools identified in the PA 21-35 Section 16 School Based Health Expansion Report will be prioritized for funding. The selected fiduciary cannot award this funding to their organization or affiliates for SBHC Mental Health service.

Services are expected to begin on or before September 1, 2023. A total of up to $10,000,000 in state funding is available to support this project. Funding will be for a 1 year and 4-month period beginning approximately September 1, 2023 through December 31, 2024, subject to the availability of funds and satisfactory program
performance.

The intent of the request is to identify a fiduciary who will put in place a Request for Proposal to select, award, and provide technical assistance and contract management to expand or establish SBHC Mental Health services at schools identified in the PA 21-35 Section 16 Report on the Expansion of School Based Health Centers. The report can be found on the DPH website under School Based Health Centers: https://portal.ct.gov/-/media/DPH/School-Based-Health-Centers/PA-2135-SBHC-Report-Updated-32922-final.pdf. Priority will be given to schools within districts based on community need.

 

RFP 2023-0904

RFP 2023-0904 Forms

RFP 2023-0904 Questions and Answers

 
Deadline for submission of proposals is:
 April 6, 2023
 

Request of Proposal (RFP) Log #2024-0903 

Comprehensive Integrated HIV/HCV Prevention Services

The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) HIV Prevention Program announces the availability of fiscal year 2024 funds to implement Comprehensive Integrated HIV/HCV Prevention Services to prevent new HIV and hepatitis C (HCV) infections and support viral suppression among persons living with HIV. This request for proposal (RFP) will include funding for HIV/HCV Testing using a Status Neutral Care Model, and Harm Reduction Services, formerly known as Drug User Health Services. The CT DPH STD, TB, HIV, and Viral Hepatitis Program is seeking proposals from Connecticut community-based agencies, private organizations, CT State agencies, or municipalities to serve as a Lead Contractor to deliver a full range of HIV/HCV Prevention Services. Lead contractors will coordinate services by collaborating and subcontracting with partner agencies within one of 4 regional service areas identified as: 1) New Haven County, 2) Fairfield County and Litchfield County, 3) Hartford, Middlesex, and Tolland Counties, and 4) New London and Windham Counties. Additionally, one Contractor will be funded to coordinate Harm Reduction Services statewide, and one Contractor will be funded to coordinate HIV/HCV Testing in Clinical Settings statewide.

This request for proposal is a total of up to $4,040,599 annually of federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state funds are available to support these services. Funding will be for a five-year period beginning approximately January 1, 2024, through December 31, 2028, subject to the availability of funds and satisfactory program performance.

This is a competitive bid; all those seeking funding must submit a proposal and follow the guidelines of this RFP.

RFP 2024-0903

RFP 2024-0903 Forms

Bidder’s Conference Presentation

Q&A Bidder’s Conference

 
Deadline for submission of proposals is:
March 31, 2023 at 4:00 P.M.