Press Release
Public Health

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Kittitas County Developmental Disabilities Program Accepting Applications for Funding and Qualified Providers

Kittitas County, WA - 04/07/2017 - The Kittitas County Developmental Disabilities Program is currently accepting submissions for our Request for Proposals (RFP) for Information and Education funds as well as responses to our Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for Professional Services for Employment and Day Program Services. The RFP and RFQ documents can be found at http://co.kittitas.wa.us/boc/boards/boards.aspx?board=mental-health

The Information and Education funds address the following:

  • Community Information and Education activities to inform and/or educate the general public about developmental disabilities and related services.
  • Training to increase the job-related skills and knowledge of staff, providers, volunteers, or interning students in the provision of services to people with developmental disabilities.
  • Other Activities reserved for special projects and demonstrations categorized into either an infrastructure project, start up project, or partnership project.
 
Information and Education funds will begin July 1, 2017 and end June 30, 2019.  A completed proposal will include an application form, budget template, and IRS determination letter.  All submissions are due by 5pm on May 5, 2017.
 
An informational meeting for the Information and Education proposals will be held on Tuesday, April 18th at 11:00am in the Kittitas County Public Health Department conference room at 507 N. Nanum St., Ellensburg.
 
The Request for Qualifications for Professional Services for Employment and Day Services program address the following:
  • Individual Supported Employment
  • Groups Supported Employment
  • Community Access
 
Providers who meet the qualifications outlined in the Request for Qualifications will be placed on a qualified provider list made available to individuals with developmental disabilities, their
 
 
 
families, and their case managers.  Responses shall be sealed and clearly marked with the title “Response to Kittitas County RFQ for Providers of Services for People with Developmental Disabilities.  Qualifications are due by 5pm on Friday, May 5, 2017.
 
RFQ and RFP submissions must be post marked, emailed, faxed, or hand delivered to the following location by the deadline.
  • Mailed or hand delivered to KCPHD/DD Program/Attn: Joann Schaan at 507 Nanum Street, Suite 102, Ellensburg, WA 98926
  • Emailed to Joann.schaan@co.kittitas.wa.us
  • Or faxed at 509-962-7581
 
For questions, contact the Kittitas County Developmental Disabilities Program via the Kittitas County Public Health Department at 509-962-7515.
 

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Kittitas County, from the Cascades to the Columbia, and online at http://co.kittitas.wa.us

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Contact: Kasey Knutson, Public Information Officer, 509-962-7515