Government Contract | California

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000426749


Agency Bid No. Title: Not Stated

Received Date: 12/01/2015

Close Date: 12/30/2015

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point: Bakersfield, California

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Pre-Bid Conference 12/15/2015, Bidder Preregistration


Specifications include, but are not limited to:Kern County spans 8,161 square miles in the central valley of California. The County isdivided into eleven (11) Geographic Service Areas for serving mental health clients. TheKern County Mental Health Departments administration office is located in Bakersfield,the county seat, in the southern region of the San Joaquin Valley.The Department operates under the directorship of Mr. Bill Walker, LMFT, and isgoverned by the five (5) members of the Kern County Board of Supervisors. TheDepartment strives to promote its mission statement, Working together toward Hope,Recovery, and Independence.The Department consists of various Systems of Care to serve specific client populations.The Adult System of Care primarily serves adults 18 years of age and older.The Kern County Mental Health Department ensures the citizens of Kern County whoare afflicted with mental health disorders are provided with services and resourcesnecessary for their treatment and recovery. The Department utilizes the services ofcontracted providers for mental health treatment services for adults in most geographicareas throughout the County.This Request for Proposal is seeking providers who are willing to provide AdultResidential Treatment Services in the Greater Bakersfield Area. Currently, theDepartment utilizes one service provider to provide Adult Residential Treatment Servicesin Bakersfield.The Department will spend an estimated $668,566 for Adult Residential Treatmentservices for mental health patients in a licensed Adult Residential Facility for FY 2015-16. Similar budgets are projected for FY 2016-17; however, the proposed funding levelmay change in any agreement resulting from this RFP. Figures are provided for planningpurposes only.An organization must submit one (1) proposal that describes in detail how they willprovide Adult Residential Treatment services for mental health patients in a licensedAdult Residential Facility. Proposals must include a plan for ensuring all operationalrequirements, including but not limited to, hiring and training staff, securing a servicedelivery site, purchasing equipment, and obtaining licenses, certifications and insurance,are in place to provide direct client services beginning July 1, 2016. For new treatmentproviders, this plan will be referred to as a transition plan. Plans are to include milestoneevents to substantiate adherence to the start date. Proposals must also include astatement regarding whether the proposer agrees with the Countys Master Terms andConditions.

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Product Codes: 95262, 94886

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: County of Kern

State: California

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Jewelle Scales, Mental Health Department Kern County Mental Health Department, 3300 Truxtun Avenue, Suite 100 , P.O. Box 1000, Bakersfield, California, 93302

Phone: 661-868-6676

Fax: 661-868-6661




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