Government Contract | New York

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000554974


Agency Bid No. Title: 1617VF

Received Date: 04/27/2016

Close Date: 05/27/2016

Purchase Type: 1 year term

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Pre-Bid Conference 05/05/2016 10:30 AM, Questions Due By 05/04/2016 04:00 PM


Specifications include, but are not limited to:Introduction: The goal of the Erie County Department of Social Services (ECDSS) is to provide the people of Erie County with a prompt, professional, and accurate assessment of their needs, and the assistance required to meet them. ECDSS relies upon the expertise of professional interpreters to assist its staff in conducting its day-to-day business with individuals and families who may be deaf or hard of hearing, ensuring that accurate communication is achieved. B. Program Information:Target Population: This service will target any individual who is applying for or receiving any service from ECDSS. Services include but are not limited to child welfare services, adult protective services, family independence programs (Temporary Assistance, SNAP, Medicaid, HEAP, and Employment Services) or legal services. Project Description: Interpretive Services for the Deaf or Hard of Hearing needed within Erie County include, but are not limited to: Provision of interpretive services to individuals applying for or receiving any service within ECDSS, Ability to provide the service at any ECDSS location, as determined by the referring worker, A b i l i t y t o p r o v i d e t h e s e r v i c e a t a p p r o p r i a t e s i t e s o t h e r t h a n E C D S S , i n c l u d i n g a c l i e n t s residence, medical facility, counseling program, court, etc., Ability to provide the service at times other than regular working hours, Provision of emergency interpretive services to individuals at a day and time to be determined by the referring worker (may necessitate same day service), and5 Adherence to HIPPA confidentiality requirements, including signing the HIPPA Confidentiality Agreement C. Projected Outcomes: A successful outcome for interpretation services is achieved when an interpreter arrives to an appointment on-time, and provides professional interpretation services such that the ECDSS worker and customer are able to accurately communicate with each other and conduct their business as seamlessly as possible

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Product Codes: 96117, 96146

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Issuing Agency: County of Erie/IPT

State: New York

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Judith Kolmetz, Program Support Unit Department of Purchasing, 95 Franklin Street Room 1034, Buffalo, New York, 14202




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