Government Contract | Massachusetts
WOMEN, INFANTS AND CHILDREN NUTRITION PROGRAM

Bid Information


Bid Alert No: 00000396412

Bid Title: WOMEN, INFANTS AND CHILDREN NUTRITION PROGRAM

Agency Bid No. Title: BD-16-1031-BFHN0-BFH01-00000005699

Received Date: 10/19/2015

Close Date: 12/15/2015

Purchase Type: 4 year term

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Pre-Bid Conference Optional 10/26/2015 01:00 PM

Specifications

Specifications include, but are not limited to:The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH or the Department), Bureau of Family Health and Nutrition, Women, Infants, and Children Nutrition Program (WIC) is issuing this statewide Request for Responses (RFR) from Community Health Centers, hospitals, human service agencies, and faith-based and community organizations to operate Local WIC Programs starting on July 1, 2016 in 31 designated WIC service areas across the Commonwealth. These community-based Local WIC Programs will provide WIC services to an estimated 126,000 participants on a monthly basis. The maximum statewide funding obligation for the first year of this RFR is estimated at $26,400,000. Final funding for fiscal year 2017 and for subsequent years will be based on available state and federal monies.1.2 Background Information:Program ServicesThe Massachusetts WIC Program promotes the health and well-being of women, infants, children and their families by providing quality nutrition education and counseling, breastfeeding support, and electronic benefits for nutritious foods to low- to moderate-income pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants and children under five. WIC also provides immunization-screening, referrals to health and human services, and distributes coupons for fresh produce, redeemable at farmers' markets. WIC is responsive to diverse cultures and collaborates with social service and community-based health organizations to link participants to coordinated, comprehensive services (see Attachment A: WIC Program Manual [PM] Introduction to WIC chapter).

Product Code: 95200

Agency Information


Issuing Agency: Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Public Health

State: Massachusetts

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Judy Hause 250 Washington Street, 4th Floor, Boston, Massachusetts, 02108

Fax: 617-624-6179

Email: judy.hause@state.ma.us

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