Intensive Foster Care Services RFP
The purpose of this RFP is to select multiple Intensive Foster Care Services providers that can satisfy DCS’s need for the statewide provision of Intensive Foster Care and Intensive Respite Care Services. Intensive Foster Care Services are services provided to children with intensive medical, mental, emotional, and/or behavioral needs who may need additional support to ensure placement stability. These services are provided with the goal of preparing the foster parent(s) to provide care and support for the child without the need for additional services from either DCS or other providers.
Deadline for submission is March 20, 2024
Intensive Foster Care Services RFP Addendum #1 Updated 2/21/2024
Intensive Foster Care Services Boilerplate Addendum #1 Updated 2/21/2024
Attachment A – Service Standard Addendum #1 Updated 2/21/2024
DCS Adoption Recruitment Services RFP
This is a Request for Proposals (RFP) issued by the Indiana Department of Child Services (DCS). This RFP requests responses from potential contractors with experience in providing a continuum of services to identify families open to adopting children from hard places or other similar services. Indiana Code 31-19-27-1 Program to Place Hard-to-Place Children requires that department carry out a program to place hard-to-place children in suitable adoptive homes in cases in which restoration to the biological family is not possible or appropriate. To that end, the department is seeking a contract to provide a full continuum of Adoption Recruitment Services in Indiana. Service must be offered statewide. The Contractor shall provide services as a part of the Full-Continuum Adoption Recruitment Services, meaning that these services shall be provided before, during, and up until the finalization of an adoption.
Deadline for submission is December 1, 2023 at 3 p.m. ET.
DCS Workforce Stabilization Request For Funding (RFF)
The DCS Workforce Stabilization Request For Funding (RFF) is being issued by the Indiana Department of Child Services (DCS) to provide funding to help support the development and stabilization of the workforce in organizations under contract with DCS to provide services to Indiana children and families. The child services workforce stabilization fund allows the Department of Child Services to provide grants to child services providers to support increased wages for direct-care staff. Grant awardees will receive funds prior to December 31, 2023 and must be spent by June 30, 2025.
Any additional questions may be submitted per the instructions in the Grant Application and FAQ document, no later than Friday August 4, 2023.
Deadline for submission is 08/18/2023 at 4:00PM EST