Government Contract | California

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000564398


Agency Bid No. Title: RFP-CEO-FY16-0176

Received Date: 05/06/2016

Close Date: 06/03/2016

Purchase Type: 23 month term

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Pre-Bid Conference Optional 05/09/2016 09:00 AM, Questions Due By 05/18/2016 05:00 PM


Specifications include, but are not limited to:Proposers shall perform all services and fulfill all responsibilities of providing reentry services for men and women incarcerated at Elmwood Correctional Facility and the Santa Clara County Main Jail. The duties shall include, but not limited to:Demonstrate the ability to provide educational services for up to 60 inmates at any given time and the ability to provide the services within Elmwood (701 S. Abel St., Milpitas, CA 95035) and Main Jail (150 W. Hedding St., San Jose).Provide feedback to Rehabilitation Officers assisting inmates prepare for release into the community.Demonstrate the ability to provide educational services at least 3 days per week with service hours that meet the needs of the inmates and support the operations of the institution. Proposers shall provide potential hours of operation, including days and times when educational services can be provided to inmates.Proposers and their employees or agents who will be working on this project must be able to pass the Sheriffs Office/Department of Correction security clearance process.Proposers and their employees or agents who will be working on this project must participate in safety and security training conducted by the Sheriffs Office/Department of Correction and agree to the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) guidelines.Category 1: Education ServicesFunding: $325,000 for educational assessment, career and technical certificate programs, general education courses for community college/California State Universities/University of California system.Overview: There is a strong correlation between educational achievement and incarceration rates; the more educated an individual is, the less likely they are to become involved in the criminal justice system (Vacca, 2004; Harlow, 2003). Studies have shown that educational programs during incarceration significantly reduce recidivism, and according to the Bureau of Justice Statistics Special Report, correctional populations, including jails, prisons, and probationers, have a substantially lower level of academic achievement in comparison with the general population (Harlow, 2003

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Product Codes: 92416, 92478

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: County of Santa Clara

State: California

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Buu Thai Santa Clara County Roads and Airports Dept., 101 Skyport Drive, San Jose, California, 95110

Phone: 408-535-4277




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