Contracting Opportunities

The Office of Homeless Services has two Request For Proposals (RFPs). You may review previous RFPs below.

Current RFPs

RFP Homeless Services Strategic Plan

Issued on: May 16, 2017

The City of Philadelphia Office of Homeless Services, on behalf of the Philadelphia Continuum of Care, is seeking proposals for professional consulting services (“Consultant”) to assist the City and its Continuum of Care to develop a multi-year strategic plan to make homelessness in the City of Philadelphia rare, brief, and non-recurring. The Strategic Plan must align with the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness’ (USICH) Opening Doors: Federal Strategic Plan to End Homelessness.

All proposals must be submitted electronically to the correct contract opportunity established for this RFP (identified by opportunity number), through the eContract Philly online application process at www.phila.gov/contracts, choose eContract Philly. Applicants who have failed to file complete applications through the eContract Philly online application process will not be considered for the contract.

Download the RFP. All forms and the RFP are on https://secure.phila.gov/eContract/

Schedule

RFP PostedTuesday, May 16, 2017
Pre-Proposal Meeting: MSB, 1401 JFK Blvd., 16 th Floor, Room YMonday, May 22, 2017, 2:00-3:30pm
Applicant Questions DueWednesday, May 24, 2017, 5:00pm
Answers Posted on eContract Philly WebsiteTuesday, May 30, 2017
Electronic Proposals DueFriday, June 9, 2017, 5:00pm, Philadelphia local time
Hard Copies Proposals DueTuesday, June 13, 2017, 5:00pm, Philadelphia local time
Applicant Interviews, PresentationsJune 12 – June 16, 2017
Panel ReviewJune 19 – June 23, 2017
Applicant Selection42909
Contract Execution42919
Commencement of Work42919

Proposal Deadline
Electronic Proposals must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. Philadelphia, PA, local time, on Friday, June 9, 2017.

The Hard Copies of Proposals must be received no later than 5;00 p.m. Philadelphia local time, on Tuesday, June 13, 2017  to:

Lauren Whitleigh, Director of CoC Planning, Office of Homeless Services, 1401 JFK Boulevard, MSB, Suite 1030. 

Questions
All questions should be referred by email only on or before Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 5:00 p.m. Philadelphia, PA, local time, to: Lauren Whitleigh, Director of CoC Planning, at Lauren.whitleigh@phila.gov

Optional Pre-Proposal Conference

Date: Monday, May 22, 2017 Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Location: Municipal Services Building, 1401 JFK Blvd, 16th Floor, Room Y, Philadelphia, PA 19102

RFP Preventive Maintenance Services at City-Owned or Leased Emergency Housing and Intake Sites

Issued on: April 7, 2017

The Office of Homeless Services (OHS) is seeking proposals from eligible for-profit or non-profit applicants to provide ongoing preventive maintenance, general repairs and emergency response to six (6) Emergency Housing and Intake Sites that provide services to persons experiencing homelessness. An additional goal of these services is to provide a quality environment for the consumers at these facilities:

1300 E. Tulpehocken Street24 hrs/day/7days/week/365 days/yearEmergency HousingFamily
1982 N. Woodstock Street24 hrs/day/7days/week/365 days/yearEmergency HousingFamily
907 Hamilton Street24 hrs/day/7days/week/365 days/yearEmergency HousingSingles
802 N. Broad Street7 AM- -3:30 PM; M-F; closed on City of Philadelphia HolidaysIntake SiteSingles
1430 Cherry Street7 AM - 3:30 PM; M-F; closed on City of Philadelphia HolidaysIntake SiteFamilies
5252 N. 13th Street8 AM - 3:30 PM; M-F; closed on City of Philadelphia HolidaysIntake Site

Schedule

RFP Posted4/7/2017
Pre-Proposal Meeting (attendance is optional)4/13/2017
Applicant Questions Due4/20/2017
Answers Posted on eContract Philly Website4/25/2017
Proposals Due 5:00 PM (Local Time)5/19/2017
Applicant SelectionTBD
Contract Execution7/1/2017
Commencement of Work7/1/2017

Proposal Deadline

Applicants are required to submit both electronic and hard copy responses. In addition to the electronic application, submit one (1) original and six (6) unbound copies of completed proposal as follows:

Office of Homeless Services
1401 JFK Blvd, 10th Floor, Suite 1030
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Attn: Joye Presson, Deputy for Administrative Services

The electronic and hard copies of proposals must be submitted by 5:00 pm, Local Time on May 19, 2017. Proposals submitted after this deadline will not be accepted.

Questions and Answers

Will be posted week of April 24, 2017

Download the RFP. All forms and the RFP are on https://secure.phila.gov/eContract/

Previous RFPs

RFP Food Service at the Families Forward Philadelphia Emergency
and Supportive Services Facility

Issued on: March 24, 2017

OHS is seeking an eligible entity to serve as a professional, high quality food service vendor that can deliver food services that are consumer/customer service driven and that are provided in a safe, sanitary and supportive environment.

The Families Forward Philadelphia Emergency and Supportive Services Facility, located at 111 N. 49th Street, Philadelphia PA, provides emergency housing, support services and case management to homeless families with children. Families Forward Philadelphia has the capacity to house a combination of up to 75 households with children up to a total of 275 persons. Three meals must be provided (breakfast, lunch and dinner) daily. Meals must be well balanced, nutritious and adequate in quality and quantity to meet basic dietary needs of consumers according to the Federal Recommended Daily Allowances (RDA). Special efforts must be undertaken to ensure that pregnant, nursing women and children receive nutritious foods that exceed basic requirements and support healthy growth and development; snacks are required for these populations in compliance with the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP).

Proposal Deadline

Applicants are required to submit both electronic and hard copy responses. In addition to the electronic application, submit one (1) original and six (6) unbound copies of completed proposal as follows:

Office of Homeless Services
1401 JFK Blvd, 10th Floor, Suite 1030
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Attn: Joye Presson, Deputy for Administrative Services

The electronic and hard copies of proposals must be submitted by 5:00 pm, Local Time on April 21, 2017. Proposals submitted after this deadline will not be accepted.

 

Download the RFP. All forms and the RFP are on https://secure.phila.gov/eContract/