Government Contract | California

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000499194


Agency Bid No. Title: 952-5452

Received Date: 03/03/2016

Close Date: 04/01/2016

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Pre-Bid Conference Optional 03/08/2016 10:00 AM, Questions Due By 03/17/2016 10:00 AM


Specifications include, but are not limited to:The County of Fresno, on behalf of DSS is requesting proposals from qualified vendors to providecomprehensive vocational training, job readiness, assistance with job search and assistance with casemanagement with the components previously identified for qualified CalWORKs WTW adult participants ages18-59, mandated by law to participate in employment and training services to maintain eligibility to receivecash benefits or those who volunteer to participate. The goal of the requested services is to assist individualsreceiving CalWORKs to reach self-sufficiency and transition to independence through long term employment.A. Target PopulationThe populations to be served through this RFP have a diagnosed learning disability, have been assessedwith a learning disorder through educational test results and / or an appraisal, have a learning difficulty, ora have physical disability or mental health barrier. Participants have the ability to be employed but havelimited employment experience, minimal education, and/or need additional skills to become employable.Participants are mandated by law to participate in employment and training services under theCalWORKs WTW program to maintain eligibility to receive cash benefits. Other participants eligible toreceive services volunteer to partake in CalWORKs WTW activities. All WTW participants are ages 18-59 and reside throughout the County, including rural areas, and require supportive, vocational andemployment services to enhance their ability to compete in the labor market. The WTW participants to beserved through this RFP require comprehensive and intensive levels of service due to a diagnosedlearning disability, assessed learning disorder, have difficulty learning, a physical disability, mental healthissue, are non-English or limited English speaking, and / or have minimal education and work history.WTW participants may have additional barriers including but not limited substance abuse, domesticviolence abuse, and / or legal issues. Bidders shall work closely with the DSS Case Managing JobSpecialist (CMJS) and DSS contracted vendors to assist participants in addressing additional barriers.Requested services require case management assistance including but not limited to counseling,monitoring and follow-up, and shall be delivered with frequent and open communication with the DSSCMJS

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Product Code: 92486

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: County of Fresno

State: California

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: County of Fresno Purchasing, 4525 E. Hamilton Avenue, 2nd Floor, Fresno, California, 93702



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