Lanterman-Petris-Short Conservatorship Evaluators and Therapist Services

Agency: Mendocino County
State: California
Type of Government: State & Local
NAICS Category:
  • 561320 - Temporary Help Services
  • 611710 - Educational Support Services
  • 621340 - Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
Posted Date: Aug 14, 2019
Due Date: Sep 18, 2019
Solicitation No: SS-19-008-RFP
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Lanterman-Petris-Short Conservatorship Evaluators and Therapist Services
  • Department: Executive Office, Health and Human Services (HHSA)
  • Category: Request for Proposals
  • RFP Number: SS-19-008-RFP
  • Start Date: 08/05/2019
  • Close Date: 09/18/2019
  • Intent to Award No
  • Pending No

This Request for Proposal (RFP) announces the intent of the County of Mendocino to solicit proposals from Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors and mental health practitioners/therapists to conduct Lanterman-Petris-Short (LPS) conservatorship evaluations for the Public Guardian and to provide clinical counseling services to adults, couples and/or families for Family and Children’s Services. This RFP may result in contracts with multiple vendors.

Lanterman Petris Short Conservatorship and Therapist Services, RFP SS-19-008-RFP

Procedural/Technical inquires:

Health and Human Services Agency

Administrative Services

Attn: Connie Guntly

747 S. State St. Ukiah, CA 95482

(707) 472-2335 (FAX)

guntlyc@mendocinocounty.org

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MENDOCINO COUNTY, CA
REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
COUNTY OF MENDOCINO
Health and Human Services Agency
Social Services Branch
747 S. State St.UKIAH, CA 95482
guntlyc@mendocinocounty.org
REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP)
LANTERMAN-PETRIS-SHORT CONSERVATORSHIP EVALUATORS AND THERAPIST SERVICES
RFP No.
SS-19-008-RFP
RFP Issue Date:
RFP Submission Deadline:
Issued by:
August 5, 2019
September 18, 2019
Social Services Branch
LPS Evaluator/ Therapist Services
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RFP No. SS-19-008-RFP
MENDOCINO COUNTY, CA
REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
LANTERMAN-PETRIS-SHORT CONSERVATORSHIP EVALUATORS AND THERAPIST SERVICES
COUNTY OF MENDOCINO
RFP No.
RFP Issue Date:
RFP Submission Deadline:
SS-19-008-RFP
August 5, 2019
September 18, 2019
I. INTENT
This Request for Proposal (RFP) announces the intent of the County of Mendocino to
solicit proposals from Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family
Therapists, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors and mental health
practitioners/therapists to conduct Lanterman-Petris-Short (LPS) conservatorship
evaluations for the Public Guardian and to provide clinical counseling services to adults,
couples and/or families for Family and Children’s Services. This RFP may result in
contracts with multiple vendors.
II. DEFINITIONS
COUNTY – The County of Mendocino.
VENDOR – A person, partnership, firm, corporation, or joint venture submitting a
proposal to obtain a COUNTY contract.
CONTRACTOR – A vendor who signs a contract with the COUNTY to perform services.
III. PROPOSAL SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
A. Vendors must submit five (5) copies of their proposal: four (4) complete paper
copies with original Vendor signature, and one (1) complete copy on a flash drive.
The proposal must be formatted in accordance with the instructions of this RFP.
Promotional materials may be attached, but are not necessary and will not be
considered as meeting any of the requirements of this RFP. Proposals must be
enclosed in a sealed envelope or package, clearly marked “Mendocino County RFP
No. SS-19-008-RFP”, and delivered by 5:00 p.m. September 18, 2019 to:
Mendocino County
Health and Human Services Agency
Social Services Branch
Attn: Connie Guntly
747 S. State Street
Ukiah, CA 95482
LPS Evaluator/ Therapist Services
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RFP No. SS-19-008-RFP
MENDOCINO COUNTY, CA
REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
Late or facsimile proposals will not be accepted. It is the proposer’s
responsibility to assure that its proposal is delivered and received at the location
specified herein, on or before the date and hour set. Proposals received after the
date and time specified will not be considered. Note: The unauthorized use of
the County’s official logo is strictly prohibited.
B. Proposers are required to submit with their proposal:
Attachment A – Proposal Summary and Statement of Responsibility (Signature
Page)
Attachment B – Proposal Checklist/Table of Contents
Executive summary of proposal
Scope of services
Company background and experience
Proposal cost plan and narrative (as identified in Section XIII)
Attachment C – Exceptions to RFP
Attachment D – Letters of Reference
Attachment E – Certificate of Non-collusion
Insurance coverage/certificate of insurance
Acknowledgement of receipt of addenda, if applicable.
C. Proposers are expected to examine all provisions, specifications, and instructions
included in this RFP. Failure to do so will be at the proposer’s risk.
D. All prices and proposals must be typed or written in ink. No erasures are permitted.
Errors may be crossed out; corrections may be printed in ink or typed adjacent to
the error and initialed in ink by the person authorized to sign the bid. Facsimile,
telephone, electronic or verbal proposals will not be accepted.
E. Prices shall be stated in the format as requested herein. Where indicated, vendor
shall provide unit of issue and cost per unit. In the event of a discrepancy between
the unit price and the extended price for any item, the unit price shall prevail.
F. All proposals must be dated and signed by a representative authorized to enter into
contracts for the proposing vendor.
G. All proposals will remain in effect and legally binding for at least ninety (90) days
from the opening date.
H. Expenses incurred in preparation of the proposal, site visits, or any other actions
related to responding to this RFP shall be the responsibility of the vendor. Any and
all damages that may occur due to packaging or shipping of the proposal will be the
sole responsibility of the vendor.
I. All proposals, response inquiries, or correspondence relating to or in reference to
this RFP, and all reports, charts, displays, schedules, exhibits and other
LPS Evaluator/ Therapist Services
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MENDOCINO COUNTY, CA
REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
documentation submitted by vendor shall become the property of the County of
Mendocino.
J. Time when stated as a number of days shall include Sundays through Saturdays,
excluding legal holidays.
K. Vendor must examine all information and materials contained in and accompanying
its proposal. Failure to do so will be at the vendor's risk. This will include, but not be
limited to, all relevant laws and regulations of the State of California and the United
States Government.
L. If proposed, the County reserves the right to obtain equipment items through its own
purchase programs.
M. This service has been selected to be made available for use by other local
government agencies (piggy-back). The use of the contract, by the other
government agencies, will be optional. Sales to these governmental agencies by the
Contractor shall be optional. If bidders choose to extend prices offered on this
proposal to other governmental agencies, any resulting contract will be solely
between the supplier and the third party unit of government. Mendocino County shall
not be responsible for any problems which may arise between other government
agencies and the contractor as a result of any sales and/or purchases made.
N. The County of Mendocino encourages all vendors to participate in our ePayables
program as our preferred payment method. The County’s ePayables program is
designed to provide the highest level of efficiency and service to our vendors
ensuring that payments are received in a timely cost efficient manner.
IV. PRE-SUBMITTAL INQUIRIES AND POINTS OF CONTACT
A. Pre-submittal inquires and correspondence shall be directed to:
Procedural/Technical inquires: Health and Human Services Agency
Administrative Services
Attn: Connie Guntly
747 S. State St.
Ukiah, CA 95482
(707) 472-2335 (FAX)
guntlyc@mendocinocounty.org
B. All questions regarding this RFP shall be submitted in writing (Email or Fax is
acceptable).
C. The questions and answers will be provided by the County in writing, in the form of
an addendum to all known interested vendor(s) after the inquiry deadline. If any
addenda are issued by the County, they shall be sent via facsimile and/or first class
U.S. mail to the last known business address of each vendor known to have
LPS Evaluator/ Therapist Services
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MENDOCINO COUNTY, CA
REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
received a copy of this RFP. Vendors must include in their proposals
acknowledgement of receipt of any and all addenda issued.
D. The deadline for submitting written inquiries regarding this RFP is indicated in
Section VI SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES.
E Questions submitted after the inquiry deadline will not be answered. Only answers
to questions communicated by formal written addenda will be binding.
F. Mendocino County requires that other Mendocino County management and
employees not be contacted by Vendors during the RFP process. Failure to
comply with this requirement may disqualify those proposals from further
consideration. Contact is limited to the Mendocino County RFP
Representatives listed above for any and all technical and procedural
inquiries.
V. MODIFICATIONS OR WITHDRAWAL OF PROPOSALS
A. A proposal that is in the possession of the County may only be altered by letter or
facsimile bearing the signature or name of the Vendor’s authorized representative,
provided it is received prior to the deadline for submission of proposals.
Telephone, email or verbal alterations will not be accepted.
B. A proposal that is in the possession of the County may be withdrawn by the
proposer up to the time of the deadline for submission of proposals.
VI. SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES
The County intends to progress in this procurement in a series of orderly steps. The
schedule that follows has been developed in order to provide adequate information for
Vendors to prepare definitive Proposals and to permit Mendocino County to fully
consider various factors that may affect its decision. This schedule is subject to
change at the discretion of the County. The County will provide sufficient
advance notice to vendors in the event of schedule changes.
Scheduled Activity
Proposed Date
Letter of interest and Request for Proposals mailed to
prospective proposers
August 5, 2019
Inquiry Deadline
August 22, 2019
RFP Submission Deadline
September 18, 2019
RFP Selection and Notification
October 16, 2019
County Board of Supervisors Approval of
Recommendation(s), if applicable
December
Approximate Contract Start Date
January 1, 2020
LPS Evaluator/ Therapist Services
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RFP No. SS-19-008-RFP

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