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  • BHCS Is pleased to announce the release of Request for Interest (RFI) #17-10 Substance Use Disorder Treatment Services.
    The intent of this Request for Interest (RFI) is to search for qualified Bidders to provide various modalities of Substance Use Treatment (SUD) services to Alameda County residents. This RFI will also serve a readiness assessment function which will enable BHCS to address the Drug Medi-Cal Organized Delivery System (DMC-ODS) requirement of network adequacy prior to releasing the RFP.
  • BHCS is pleased to announce the release of the Unserved or Underserved Ethnic and Language Populations (UELP) Prevention and Early Intervention (PEI) Services RFP #17-09.
    It is the intent of these specifications, terms, and conditions for Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services (BHCS) to seek proposals for the provision of Prevention and Early Intervention (PEI) outreach and education, mental health consultation, and preventive counseling to families and individuals of all age groups. Services will be offered to members of identified Unserved or Underserved Ethnic and Language Populations (UELP) in Alameda County. BHCS will use this RFP to establish ten contracts to provide services to the following priority populations:
    • Afghan
    • African
    • Asian
    • Middle Eastern and Arabic
    • Native American
    • Native Hawaiian, other Pacific Islanders and Filipino
    • South Asian
    • Southeast Asian

    Please click the links below to review the documents related to this RFI:
  • RFQ #17-08: African American Focused Mental Health Programs.
    BHCS determined that the services included in this Request for Quote (RFQ) can be best procured using a Request for Proposal (RFP) process; therefore, we have cancelled this current RFQ process. You will receive notification when the RFP is released. We apologize for the inconvenience this might have caused and appreciate your patience and interest in serving the residents of Alameda County.
  • BHCS is pleased to announce the release of Request for Information (RFI) #17-06 PEI Outreach, Education, Preventive Counseling and Consultation Services.
    The intent of this RFI is to search for qualified bidders to provide Prevention and Early Intervention (PEI) outreach, education, preventive counseling and consultation services for all age groups and their families; as well as consultation to organizations, leaders, and other community members in Alameda County. Services will be offered to members of identified unserved or underserved ethnic and language populations in Alameda County. Funding for this project will be provided through the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA).
    Please click the links below to review the documents related to this RFI:
  • BHCS is pleased to announce the release of the East Oakland Crisis Residential Treatment Request for Information (RFI) #17-05R.
    It is the intent of this RFI to search for qualified Bidders to provide crisis residential treatment services for adults over the age of 18 in Alameda County.
    Please click the links below to review the documents related to this RFI:
  • BHCS is pleased to announce the release of the Older Adult Service Team RFP #17-04.
    It is the intent of these specifications, terms, and conditions for Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services (hereafter BHCS or County) to seek proposals for the provision of an Older Adult Service Team to serve Older Adults (OA), 60 years and older, with severe and persistent mental illness (SPMI). The OA Service Team will support client recovery through a holistic approach that considers OA’s overall bio-psycho-social needs. Services will be provided county-wide, excluding Berkeley and Albany.
    Please click the links below to review the documents related to this RFP:
  • BHCS is pleased to announce the release of Request for Interest (RFI) #17-03: Full Service Partnership .
    Please click the links below to review the documents related to the RFI:
  • BHCS is pleased to announce the release of the School-Based Intensive-Counseling Enriched Special Day Class RFP #17-02 - Closed.
    It is the intent of these specifications, terms and conditions for Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services to seek proposals for the provision of Intensive Counseling Enriched Special Day Classes (I-CESDC) to Alameda County school-age children and youth to successfully address their mental health, emotional, behavioral and/or substance use issues that create a barrier to their effective learning.

    Please click the links below to review the documents related to this RFP:
  • BHCS is pleased to announce the release of the Peer Respite Program RFP #17-01 - Closed.
    It is the intent of these specifications, terms, and conditions for Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services to seek proposals for the provision of the first peer run Alameda County Peer Respite
    program. The Peer Respite program will serve as a short-term, mental health recovery resource for Alameda County adults, ages 18 to 64 experiencing mental health crisis and are able to voluntarily
    engage in services.

    Please click the links below to review the documents related to this RFP:
  • BHCS is pleased to announce the release of RFP#16-04: Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation (ECMHC) Program. - Closed.
    It is the intent of these specifications, terms and conditions for Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services (BHCS) to seek proposals for the provision of early childhood mental health consultation (ECMHC) services in early care and education programs for children birth to five.
    Please clink the links below to review the RFP documents:
  • BHCS is pleased to announce the release of RFP #16-03: Older Adult (OA) LGBTIQQ2S Peer Support. - Closed.
    It is the intent of these specifications, terms, and conditions for Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services (hereafter BHCS or County) to seek proposals for the provision of services to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, Queer, Questioning and Two Spirit (LGBTIQQ2S) older adults with serious mental illness (SMI), age 60 and over, in North and Central Alameda County by Peer Specialists.
    Please click the links below to review the documents related to this RFP:
  • BHCS is pleased to announce the release of RFP #16-02: Transition Age Youth (TAY) 24-Hour Residential Program - Closed.
    It is the intent of these specifications, terms and conditions for Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services (hereafter BHCS or County) to seek proposals for the provision of a 24 hour Residential Program with a Day Rehabilitation component for Alameda County Transition Age Youth (TAY), ages 18 through 24, who are experiencing serious mental illness (SMI) and who meet eligibility requirements for Medi-Cal.
    Please click the links below to review the documents related to this RFP:
  • BHCS IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE RELEASE OF RFP #16-01: In-Home Outreach Teams (IHOT)(a) Transition Age Youth IHOT and (b) Adult IHOT - Closed.
    It is the intent of these specifications, terms, and conditions for Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services (hereafter BHCS or County) to seek proposals for the provision of In-Home Outreach Teams (IHOT) to provide in-home outreach and engagement services to Transitional Age Youth (TAY) and adults with serious mental illness (SMI) in Alameda County.
    Please click the links below to review the documents related to this RFP:

  • BHCS is pleased to announce that contracts were awarded for RFP No. 16-01 In-Home Outreach Teams (IHOT) as follows:.
        (a) Transition Age Youth IHOT – to STARS, Inc.
        (b) Adult IHOT – North and Central: Bonita House and La Familia, East and South: Abode Services
  • BHCS is pleased to announce the release of the RFP 15-03: Wellness Centers - Closed.
    It is the intent of these specifications, terms and conditions for Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services (hereafter BHCS or County) to seek proposals for the provision of two Mental Health Wellness Centers (Wellness Centers or Centers) for Alameda County adults, age 18 and over, who are experiencing mental health issues and are either new or already receiving mental health services within BHCS or City of Berkeley’s Mental Health (BMH) Division.
    Please click the links below to review the documents related to this RFP:

  • BHCS is pleased to announce that Bonita House, Inc. was awarded the contract following the release of RFP No. 15-03: Wellness Center.
  • BHCS is pleased to announce the release of the RFP 15-08: AB 109 Reentry Legal Services - Closed.
    It is the intent of these specifications, terms, and conditions for Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services (hereafter BHCS or County) to award contracts for the provision of legal services for the reentry population. The County intends to award a one-year contract (with an option to renew) to the Bidder selected as the most responsible Bidder(s) whose response conforms to the Request for Proposals (RFP) and meets the County’s requirements.
     
    Please click the below links to review the documents related to this RFP:
    BHCS is pleased to announce that Bay Area Legal Aid was awarded the contract following the release of RFP No. 15-08: AB109 Reentry Legal Services.
     
  • BHCS is pleased to announce the release of the RFP 15-07: AB 109 Reentry/SSI Advocacy Population Case and Care Management Services - Closed.
    It is the intent of these specifications, terms and conditions for Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services to award contracts for the provision of case and care management services for individuals with severe mental illness (SMI) reentering the community from jail or prison (Reentry) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Advocacy populations. Case and care managers will provide transitional support services for a time-limited duration in order to link clients with longer term support services as needed. Bidders can submit proposals for one or both priority populations but they have to include a separate proposal and budget for each population.
     
    Please click the below links to review the documents related to this RFP:
    Request for Proposal #15-07: AB 109 Reentry and SSI Advocacy Population Case and Care Management Services
    Exhibit B-1 Workbook – Bidders must use this Workbook to submit proposals for each population Bidder is applying for
    Fillable Forms Template – Bidders must use this Form to submit proposals (If applying for both populations, there has to be one completed template for each population.)

    BHCS is pleased to announce that Bay Area Community Services was awarded the contract following the release of RFP #15-07 AB109 Reentry and SSI Advocacy Population Case and Care Management Services.
     
  • BHCS is pleased to announce the re-release of the IRFQ R15-04: Friday Night Live - Closed
    It is the intent of these specifications, terms and conditions for Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services (hereafter BHCS or County) to seek proposals for the provision of the Friday Night Live program to promote healthy lifestyles free of alcohol, tobacco, or other substance abuse for high school-aged young people.
     
    Please click the links below to review the documents related to this IRFQ
  • BHCS is pleased to announce the release of IRFQ 15-04: Friday Night Live (FNL) - Closed
    It is the intent of these specifications, terms and conditions for Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services (hereafter BHCS or County) to seek quotations for the provision of the Friday Night Live program to promote healthy lifestyles free of alcohol, tobacco, or other substance abuse for high school-aged young people.

    Please click the links below to review the documents related to this IRFQ.
  • BHCS is pleased to announce the release of RFP 15-02: Parenting with Love and Limits (PLL) - Closed
    It is the intent of these specifications, terms and conditions for Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services (hereafter BHCS or County) and Alameda County Probation Department (APD) to seek proposals for the provision of implementing PLL Program, an evidenced-based practice aimed at Probation youth who are either at high-risk for out-of-home placement or are transitioning back into the community from congregate care or supported independent living (SIL). The program has two entry points:
    • Alternatives to Placement – the goal is to prevent out-of-home placement and
    • Re-entry – which focuses on reducing residential lengths of stay.

    Please click the below links to review the documents related to this RFP:
    Request for Proposal #15-02: Parenting with Love and Limits
    Exhibit B-1 Workbook (Revised) – Bidders must use this Workbook to submit proposals
    Fillable Forms Template – Bidders must use this Form to submit proposals
    Addendum No. 1
    Addendum No. 2
    Addendum No. 3
    Addendum No. 4
    Addendum No. 5
  • BHCS is pleased to announce the release of the RFP 15-01: School-based Intensive Counseling Enriched Special Day Class (I-CESDC) - Closed.
    It is the intent of these specifications, terms and conditions for Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services (hereafter BHCS or County) to seek proposals for the provision of I-CESDC services to: Alameda County school-age children and youth to successfully address their mental health, emotional, behavioral and/or substance use issues that create a barrier to their effective learning. Bidders can submit proposals for the following school sites within the Oakland Unified School District:
    • Think College Now
    • Hoover Elementary School
    • Bridge Academy at Melrose
    • Fremont High School
    • Castlemont High School

    Please click the below links to review the documents related to this RFP:
    Request for Proposal #15-01: School-based I-CESDC
    Exhibit B-1 Workbook – Bidders must use this Workbook to submit proposals
    Fillable Forms Template – Bidders must use this Form to submit proposals
    Addendum No. 1