The ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES, (hereinafter referred to as “the Department”), seeks qualified vendors to provide at least forty (20 female and 20 male) slots of Intensive Residential Services for children in the custody of the Department. Additional slots may be awarded for this procurement based upon needs of the Department. The facility (ies) where services are provided will be in Montgomery County. These services must be provided in a congregate care setting, and must consist of room, board and an expansive array of services for children with serious and/or chronic emotional and/or behavioral management problems that adversely impact their ability to function in a family, school and/or community setting outside of a residential environment. Proposals to provide treatment for children or youth who have a need for treatment for sexual aggression or reactive behaviors should not be submitted in this category. 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.