Request for Proposal (RFP) ANNOUNCEMENT Ryan White HIV Services
Request for Proposal (RFP) ANNOUNCEMENT
Ryan White HIV Services
The Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC), Bureau of Infectious Disease, Ryan White Services Division seeks proposals to serve people living with HIV (PLWH) within the Boston Eligible Metropolitan Area (EMA) by providing: 1) Other Professional Services (i.e. legal services for PLWH) and the following Minority AIDs Initiative (MAI) Services 2) Other Professional Services (legal services for PLWH with focus on serving racial and ethnic minorities), 3) Linguistic Services, 4) Medical Case Management, 5) Non-Medical Case Management, 6) Psychosocial Support, 7) Emergency Financial Assistance. All MAI services need to focus on reducing the disproportionate impact of HIV/AIDS on racial and ethnic minority populations.
The goals of these services are to (1) support individuals living with HIV in their efforts to enter and remain in primary health care and health-related support services and (2) help improve the clinical health outcomes and quality of life of PLWH.
This RFP process is open to all applicants within the Boston EMA. The Massachusetts portion of the EMA consists of Suffolk, Norfolk, Bristol, Essex, Middlesex, Plymouth and Worcester counties in Massachusetts; the New Hampshire portion of the EMA consists of Hillsborough, Rockingham, and Strafford counties. To be eligible to receive Ryan White Part A funds, an applicant must be a certified Non-profit 501 (c) (3), or a public entity, be located within the ten counties of the Boston EMA, and be proposing to provide services to people living with HIV in the EMA.
The RFP will be released at 12:00 noon on Monday November 18, 2019. On the release date, the RFP and all accompanying documents will be made available for download on the BPHC website, www.bphc.org/rfp. In addition, a hard copy of the RFP may be obtained at the Boston Public Health Commission, 1010 Massachusetts Ave, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02118. It will not be mailed to any applicant.
Completed proposals must be submitted 12:00 noon on Friday December 20, 2019. There are no exceptions to this deadline. Instructions for submission will be included in the posted RFP documentation. The BPHC reserves the right to reject any or all proposals if it deems it to be in the public interest to take such action.