Government Contract | Iowa
Access and Visitation Services

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000520677

Bid Title: Access and Visitation Services

Agency Bid No. Title: BOC-16-030

Received Date: 03/23/2016

Close Date: 05/06/2016

Purchase Type: 1 year term

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: L.O.I. Due By 04/01/2016 01:00 PM, Questions Due By 04/01/2016 01:00 PM


Specifications include, but are not limited to:The purpose of this RFP is to solicit proposals from qualified bidders to provide Access and Visitation services on behalf of the Iowa Department of Human Services, Bureau of Collections, Child Support Recovery Unit (Agency). During the 2016 legislative session, the Agency expects the Iowa General Assembly to pass legislation enabling the Agency to issue federal Access and Visitation grant moneys directly to private not-for-profit agencies that provide services designed to increase compliance with the child access provisions of court orders, including but not limited to neutral visitation sites and mediation services. Please Read: The Agency is seeking bidders to provide services for a two-year period. The amount available for award is $220,000. The Agency will award contracts to multiple bidders, ideally from various geographical areas with a documented need for services. Each contract will have a one-year initial term, with the Agency having the option to extend the contract for one (1) additional one-year term. Individual contract awards are expected not to exceed $55,000 per year. The Agency is awarding these funds for successful bidders to provide or secure three required core services that will facilitate non-custodial parents providing for the emotional support of their children through increasing their access to and visitation with their children. The required core services under this RFP are: 1.Neutral drop-off and pick-up 2.Professional mediation 3.Professional visitation counseling and/or development of parenting plans

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Product Codes: 95223, 96105, 95267

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: State of Iowa - Department of Human Services

State: Iowa

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Harold Coleman 401 SW 7th St., Ste. N, Des Moines, Iowa, 50309

Phone: 515-242-5511

Fax: 515-281-8854




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