*RFP ANNOUNCEMENT POSTPONED*

THE STATE OF ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES (DHR) WILL RELEASE A REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) FOR EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING ON MONDAY, MARCH 29, 2021.

The ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES, (hereinafter referred to as “the Department”) seeks qualified vendors to provide services through the Employment and Training component of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) entitled (Alabama Resources for Enrichment, Self-Sufficiency, and Employability Training (A-RESET).The Department is the Single State Agency responsible for the administration of SNAP (also known as “Food Assistance”). In addition to the benefits provided to eligible individuals, SNAP also authorizes states to design and implement programs to enable Food Assistance recipients to get a job or get a better job.

Examples of the services that are authorized to receive federal funding include: supervised job search; work readiness training such as job skills assessment and job clubs; vocational and job training programs; education programs such as basic adult education, general education development (GED) test preparation, literacy, and English as a Second Language (ESL) classes; self-employment; job retention; and case management.

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

The RFPs will be accessible by the close of business (5:00 p.m. CST) on Monday, March 29, 2021 on the Department’s web site at www.dhr.alabama.gov for Employment and Training, click on LINKS, then select Requests for Proposals, then click on the RFP link (s) for Employment and Training.

The initial contract term for this procurement is three (3) years beginning October 01, 2021 and ending September 30, 2024. Renewals of the contract, as agreed upon by both parties, may be made at one year intervals, or any interval that is advantageous to the Department, not to exceed a total of two (2) years, at the option of the Department. The selected vendors must be fully operational on October 01, 2021.

If you are unable to access the RFP after its release using the aforementioned information, immediately notify Vicki C-Robinson(vicki.robinson@dhr.alabama.gov).

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