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Summit County
Children Services

264 S. Arlington St.
Akron, OH 44306
Phone: 330.379.9094
Fax: 330.379.1901
Hearing Impaired: ORS 7-1-1

Bidding Opportunities

RFP 3126 for Respite Chid Care


Request For Proposals Released to Providers

A copy will be sent to known Providers of drop-in respite services, and a copy will be posted on the SCCS website located at www.summitkids.org under the Bidding Opportunities Tab.
December 1, 2016

Proposal Submissions Accepted

This RFP will remain open on an ongoing basis between December 1, 2016 and December 1, 2017. The purpose of an ongoing RFP process is to ensure that all potential Providers have an opportunity to respond to the RFP. 

Proposals must be submitted to Summit County Children Services, ATTN: Trina Danzy, via hand-delivery or mail at 264 S. Arlington Street, Akron, OH 44306 or via e-mail to tdanzy@summitkids.org. Proposals should be labeled "Response to RFP for Drop-In Respite Services."

December 1, 2016 through December 1, 2017

Proposal Review Period

Proposals will be evaluated on an ongoing basis while this RFP remains open. Proposals will be evaluated by SCCS within fourteen (14) days of receipt. 
December 1, 2016 - Ongoing

Notice of Award pending approval of SCCS Executive Director

The Provider(s) to whom a contract shall be awarded will receive confirmation of selection upon receipt of authorization by the SCCS Executive Director.
December 1, 2016 - Ongoing

Projected Contract Commencement

Initial contract awards will be made in December 2016 for a term of December 2016 to December 2017, with the option to extend for two (2) additional one (1) year terms at the discretion of SCCS and subject to available funding and agreement of the parties to the contract. Contracts will be awarded on an ongoing basis and the term will adjust accordingly. At the end of the any contract term, SCCS may extend the contract at the rates then existing for the term then in effect to allow for adequate completion of SCCS' competitive procurement process. Extensions must be in writing and fully executed in order to be effective.

December 1, 2016 - Ongoing