Government Contract | Nebraska
Emergency Respite Foster Care Services

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000416427

Bid Title: Emergency Respite Foster Care Services

Agency Bid No. Title: Not Stated

Received Date: 11/13/2015

Close Date: 12/02/2015

Purchase Type: Term:

Delivery Point: Douglas County, Nebraska

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Questions Due By 11/20/2015 04:00 PM, Bidder Preregistration


Specifications include, but are not limited to:The Douglas County Purchasing Department, on behalf of the Douglas County Commissioners Office (COUNTY) is interested in receiving proposals from qualified vendors to provide emergency respite foster care services. Services include immediate placement in a safe and secure, family-like environment (non-shelter or group home) to provide a time period for de-escalation and stabilization of the family/home situation. Respite services provide a short-term intervention to provide temporary relief from highly emotional situations to allow time for the juvenile and/or family to calm. Foster homes must be licensed providers. COUNTY prefers vendor with ability to serve any language needed and demonstration of cultural competency. Youth will be referred to Contractor from two sources: a) Nebraska Juvenile Probation Intake Screening for youth presenting to Intake Detention who are not already on Probation and who, according to their risk level, should not be securely detained and b) Douglas County Attorney Office or Juvenile Assessment Center for youth whose parents have contacted the juvenile justice system for legal intervention in status offense behaviors. Contractor shall make available a representative via telephone 24/7/365 to address crisis issues and placement.

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Product Codes: 95247, 95276

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: County of Douglas

State: Nebraska

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Michelle Cedillo Omaha Douglas County Civic Center LC-1, 1819 Farnam Street, Omaha, Nebraska, 68183




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