The ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES, (hereinafter referred to as “the Department”) seeks a qualified vendor to continue operation of the Alabama State Disbursement Unit (ASDU). The ASDU is the central child support collection unit for the State of Alabama, as required by the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (PRWORA). The ASDU is designed to: (a) process all Alabama IV-D and non IV-D child support payments, with the exception of a small number which are made at court houses and cash IV-D payments resulting from court action; (b) transfer data and funds to other state agencies for allocation, distribution and disbursement to child support recipients; (c) explore innovative approaches to processing payments to increase efficiency and improve data communication, both in terms of timeliness and quality of content; and (d) provide customer service and other.

A more complete description of the services sought for this project is provided in Section 3, Scope of Project. Proposals submitted in response to this solicitation must comply with the instructions and procedures contained herein.