The ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES, (hereinafter referred to as
“the Department”) invites you to submit a proposal to address the
permanency needs of 156 children or youth in Calhoun, Cherokee, DeKalb,
Etowah, Jackson, Jefferson, Lauderdale, Limestone, Madison, and Marshall
Counties in Alabama. Fifty (50) reunification slots must be reserved for
children or youth in Residential Care or Therapeutic Foster Care (TFC)
in Jefferson County; with the remaining slots (80 reunification and 26
preservation) dispersed in the additional counties with an emphasis on
Calhoun, Etowah, Madison, Marshall and Morgan counties. The selected
Vendor(s) must work closely with the residential or TFC Vendor in the
reunification cases in coordinating the treatment plans of the family
and child(ren)/youth and must keep the Individual Service Planning (ISP)
team abreast of progress in or barriers to reunification or permanency
placement. 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.

RFP Document