The ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES, (hereinafter referred to as “the Department”) invites skilled, qualified vendors to submit a response to provide child care management services for the Child Care Subsidy Program of Alabama. The mission of the Child Care Subsidy Program is to provide Alabama’s families equal access to affordable and quality child care services. The Child Care and Development fund (CCDF) is authorized under the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act (CCDBG) which was enacted under the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990. The CCDBG Act was amended and reauthorized by the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Act of 1996, and again by the CCDBG Act of 2014 to provide Federal child care funds to State Lead Agencies. The Department has been designated Alabama’s Lead Agency for the federal Child Care and Development Fund. 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.