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    Healthy Start Community Coalition of Okaloosa-Walton Counties, Inc.


    Request for Proposal

    Healthy Start Services for December 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014; with the successful bidder being considered for full fiscal year services beginning July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015.


    The HEALTHY START Community Coalition of Okaloosa and Walton Counties, Florida announces the following Request for Proposals (RFP) to which all persons are invited to bid.

    The Healthy Start Coalition is soliciting competitive sealed proposals from organizations or agencies to provide Healthy Start Services in Okaloosa County, Florida. Services must be delivered in accordance with the local Healthy Start Service Delivery Plan (SDP), and Standards and Guidelines that will include, but are not limited to, the following:

    Universal Risk Screening

    Assessment Services

    Care Coordination

    Wraparound Services

    The proposing agency must demonstrate the ability for Collaboration, Special Considerations Identified in Service Delivery Plan (SDP), Cultural Competency, Participant Engagement and Retention, and Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement/Performance Measures.

    Services will be required to be delivered as a unit for December 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014. The typical fiscal year for the Coalition runs from July 1st through June 30th. With successful performance of the abbreviated period of seven (7) months delivery, a successful bidder may be considered for up to two (2) renewals of award. These services will be funded through federal, state and local allocations.

    Additional services may be included in the RFP. A bidder’s Conference is not anticipated. Questions from any bidding agency must be emailed to info@healthystartokawalton.org. Answers to appropriate questions will be emailed to all prospective bidders at the same time, as a measure of fair competition.

    The Request for Proposals will be available for distribution on or about August 27, 2013. The deadline for Letter of Intent to Bid is September 6, 2013. The deadline for receipt of proposals is noon (CST) on October 15, 2013. Successful bidder’s contract begins December 1, 2013, pending evaluations of bids and proposal selection.

    Call or email for -or- pick-up a copy of the RFP at the address below. Please provide email address, mailing address, and phone number for the appropriate bidder’s agency rep, in order that questions and answers may be submitted to you.

    Healthy Start Contact:

    Ardelle Bush – info@healthystartokawalton.org

    Healthy Start Community Coalition of Okaloosa and Walton Counties

    201 Miracle Strip Pkwy., SE, Suite C

    Fort Walton Beach, FL  32548

    Phone: (850)833-9284, Fax: (850)833-9484



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