Government Contract | Hawaii
Vocational and Work Adjustment Training Services VWATS for VR Consumers

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000485084

Bid Title: Vocational and Work Adjustment Training Services VWATS for VR Consumers

Agency Bid No. Title: HMS-802-17-03

Received Date: 02/16/2016

Close Date: 03/15/2016

Purchase Type: mJuly 1, 2016 through June 30, 2018

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Pre-Bid Conference Optional 02/18/2016 09:00 AM, Questions Due By Optional 02/24/2016 02:00 PM, Bidder Preregistration


Specifications include, but are not limited to:IntroductionA. Overview, purpose or needThe Department of Human Services (DHS), Division of Vocational Rehabilitation(DVR) provides Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Services to eligible individualswith disabilities to enable them to achieve meaningful employment. Full timecompetitive employment in an integrated setting is the preferred outcome, except ifthe individual chooses otherwise. The right of the individual to active participationand informed choice in the Individualized Plan for Employment shall be facilitated.Vocational and Work Adjustment Training Services (VWATS) are for individualswho have a wide range of significant disabilities and are referred by the Division ofVocational Rehabilitation. VWATS Services are to be individualized, consistentwith the individuals strengths, resources, priorities, concerns, abilities, capabilities,interests, and informed choice. VWATS provides classroom, facility and/orcommunity training to increase a consumers interpersonal skills relating to basictraits and attitudes. Training must be able to be effective with those whose readinglevel may be at the 3rd or 4th grade.Multiple contracts will be awarded under this RFP based on the geographicallocation of VR needs.B. Planning activities conducted in preparation for this RFPA Request for Information (RFI) was posted on January 6, 2016, with ateleconference held on January 20, 2016 and a deadline of January 25, 2016 forwritten responses.C. Description of the service goals1. The goal of VWATS is attainment of personal habits, attitudes, and skills(commonly known as soft skills) that will enable the VR consumer tofunction effectively in employment, in spite of the individuals disability.2. To develop and/or increase work tolerance before engaging in prevocational orvocational training or employment

Product Code: 92486

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: State of Hawaii - Department of Human Services

State: Hawaii

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Lorene Gokan

Phone: 808-586-9746

Fax: 808-586-9755




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