Added: Jun 13, 2019 11:50 am
This is a SOURCES SOUGHT ANNOUNCEMENT ONLY.
The purpose of this Sources Sought announcement is for market research to make appropriate acquisition decisions. It is neither a solicitation announcement nor a request for proposals or quotes. The Government is not obligated to, nor will it pay for or reimburse any costs associated with responding to this source sought synopsis request. This notice shall not be construed as a commitment by the Government to issue a solicitation or ultimately award of a contract, nor does it restrict the Government to a particular acquisition approach. Any inquiries are to be made in writing by email to the point of contact, email@example.com, Contracting Officer. Responses to this notice shall be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org by the due date and time of 06/25/2019 by 3:00 p.m. PST. Description of requirement and submittal requirements are below:
The contactor shall provide Emergency Residential Treatment Services in Washoe County, Nevada as part of its Community-Based Health Care for Homeless Veterans (HCHV) program. The goal of the HCHV program is to remove homeless Veterans from the street or habitation unfit for Veterans and place them in community-based, residential environments with sufficient supportive services to meet their needs and ultimately, facilitate the improvement of their overall health status and housing situation.
The NAICS code is 623220 with business size of $15.0 million. The requirement is for housing/lodging seven beds per night to include sufficient supportive services for a base year and four (4) one-year ordering periods.
Only firms interested and capable should send their information and/or capability statement and any questions by email to email@example.com a no later than 3:00 PM Pacific Standard Time, June 25, 2019.
If interested, please provide the following information:
Name of Company
Point of Contact Name, phone number, and email address
Socio-economic status such as Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business, VOSB, Women-Owned Small Business, etc. should be included. SDVOSB/VOSB status will be verified using VetBiz.
Capability statement that addresses the organization s qualifications and ability to perform as a contractor for the work describe below:
The Department of Veterans Affairs, Veteran s Integrated Services Network 21, Network Contract Office has a requirement for Emergency Residential Treatment services for homeless Veterans of the Sierra Nevada Healthcare System in Reno, Nevada catchment area. Services are being procured in accordance with Public Law 107-95 and Title 38, Chapter 20 and shall consist of community-based residential care and treatment provided 24 hours a day, 365 days per year.
Services to be provided include but are not limited to:
Therapeutic and Rehabilitative Services such as individual and group therapy, social skills training, and relapse prevention;
Medications management and
Room and Board consisting of:
One single bed per occupant
One dresser with at least two drawers
indoor lounge area
laundry facilities where Veterans can do their own laundry and
at least three nutritious meals per day.
Please identify a daily rate estimate for Emergency Residential Treatment services based on the requirements in the PWSs. (Note: This is not a request for quote it s requesting pricing information for market research purposes only.)
Description of Supplies/Services
Provide 7 beds per day to Homeless Veterans on a per diem basis in accordance with the PWS.
(7 Beds x 365 days = 2,555)
As this is a service acquisition, the Small Business Administration and the Federal Acquisition Regulation have a Limitations on Subcontracting requirement. For all small businesses, to include SDVOSB and VOSB, At least 50 percent of the cost of contract performance incurred for personnel shall be expended for employees of the concern. See FAR 52.219-14 and FAR 52.219-27 available in full text at https://www.acquisition.gov/far/html/52_217_221.html
All Offerors who provides goods or services to the United States Federal Government must be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) at https://www.sam.gov. Additionally, all Services Disabled Veteran Owned Businesses or Veteran Owned Businesses who respond to a solicitation on this project must be registered and verified with the Vet-Biz Registry located at https://www.vip.vetbiz.gov
It is the VA s intention to solicit proposals on a competitive basis for a Firm-Fixed Price, Indefinite Delivery and Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract. The contract will include five ordering periods that can be exercised at the option of the Government. This solicitation will be issued as a commercial item in accordance with FAR Part 12. NAICS is 623220, 623990, 624221, or 624229.
Please see the DRAFT Performance Work Statements attached for further details.