Government Contract | New York
Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Training Services for the Bureau of Supplemental Food Programs

Bid Information


Bid Alert No: 00002655227

Bid Title: Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Training Services for the Bureau of Supplemental Food Programs

Agency Bid No. Title: 20046

Received Date: 06/21/2021

Close Date: 08/31/2021

Purchase Type: Term:

Delivery Point: Not Stated, New York

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Questions Due By 07/07/2021 05:00 PM, Bidder Preregistration

Specifications

Specifications include, but are not limited to: Basic Elements of the Program:a. Breastfeeding Promotion and Support: The WIC Program actively supports and encouragesbreastfeeding. All WIC local agencies currently offer breastfeeding peer counseling programs. In addition,the website www.breastfeedingpartners.org is available to support breastfeeding in the NYS WICProgram.b. Healthy Lifestyles: Nutrition education is a core component of the WIC Program. WIC staff assistparticipants in making positive behavior changes that result in lifelong healthy eating habits and beingphysically active.c. Participant-Centered Services: WIC Program participants are supported and encouraged based on theirconcerns, needs, and interests. Providing services designed with participants needs in mind can result inincreased positive behavior change and more satisfied participants and staff.d. Certification and Issuance of Food Benefits: Applicants and participants are certified for participation inthe WIC Program based on four eligibility criteria (category, residency, income, and nutritional risk) andissued computer-generated electronic benefits (referred to as eWIC) that provide a carefully prescribed,age appropriate package of supplemental foods.e. Referrals to Other Health and Social Services: Applicants and participants are provided relevant referralinformation on health-related and public assistance programs from local agency staff.WIC Local Agency Staff employed by the 90 contracted agencies are the frontline staff providing daily services toenrolled participants. WIC Local Agency Staff are required to participate in training.

Product Code: 92435

Agency Information


Issuing Agency: State of New York - Department of Health

State: New York

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Bureau of Contracts, Corning Tower, Room 2827, Albany, New York, 12237

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