Government Contract | Rhode Island
Behavior social diversion services

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00002354880

Bid Title: Behavior social diversion services

Agency Bid No. Title: pvd20-182

Received Date: 09/30/2020

Close Date: 10/26/2020

Purchase Type: Term: 06/30/2022

Delivery Point: Providence, Rhode Island

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Questions Due By 10/19/2020 12:00 PM, Pre-Bid Conference 10/09/2020 02:00 PM, Bidder Preregistration


Specifications include, but are not limited to: The HCO seeks analysis and planning services to increase the capacity for the Public Safety Department to identifybehavioral health and/or social services calls and assign the appropriate level of response with a focus on minimizing lawenforcement engagement, as appropriate. Required activities include:1. Develop a steering committee composed of behavioral health and social service professionals, peer serviceproviders, public safety staff, and individuals in Providence with lived experience of justice involvement. [list isnot exhaustive]2. Analyze and process map Public Safety dispatch processes for emergency and non-emergency calls as theyrelate to behavioral health and/or social service needs.3. Make recommendations related to staffing, training, and professional development needs.4. Make recommendations on dispatch processes to minimize law enforcement response to non-emergencybehavioral health or social service-related calls.5. Identify opportunities to leverage external funding and reimbursement for services.6. Develop and finalize an implementation plan starting May 2021. Provide for two rounds of review and ongoingengagement with the Steering Committee.

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Product Code: 94876

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: City of Providence

State: Rhode Island

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Patti Jordan 25 Dorrance Street, Room 311, Providence, Rhode Island, 02903

Phone: 401-680-5264




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