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New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services

ATTENTION: Prequalification Requirements for Not-for-Profit Contracts PDF Document Updated January 2014

  • Invitation for Bid (IFB) - No IFBs at this time
  • Request for Applications (RFA) - No RFAs at this time
  • Request for Information (RFI) - No RFIs at this time
  • Request for Proposals (RFP)
  • Request for Qualifications (RFQ)
  • Solicitation of Interest (SOI) - No SOIs at this time
  • Additional Funding Opportunities - Summaries of current Federal, State, and Foundation/Corporate funding opportunities of interest to those working to prevent and, where indicated, treat individuals with chemical dependence and compulsive gambling.

Request for Proposal (RFP)

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New RFIOpioid Treatment Access and Dosage Registry PDF Document - Through this Request for Proposal (RFP), OASAS is seeking an experienced, responsive, responsible and financially sound organization that is qualified to establish and maintain an Opioid Treatment Access & Dosage Registry (known as “Registry”) for opioid treatment programs (OTPs) throughout New York State. The successful bidder will be expected to acquire its own source of funds through charges to OTP programs to provide the services expected, such that this RFP will result in a no-cost contract to the State.

The purposes and objectives of the Registry function are to ascertain whether a patient was previously known to the system; to admit new patients into the registry; to collect pertinent information and assign unique registry identification numbers; to re-admit previously discharged patients who are eligible for re-admission; to discharge patients from active status; to transfer patients between eligible programs; to update and correct previously entered information to capture appropriate dosage information; and to facilitate disaster management.

Eligible Applicants: Organizations which can demonstrate that they have prior, recent experience (minimum of 2 years in the last 5 years) in maintaining a central registry for health services and meet the criteria outlined in the RFP.

Mandatory Notification of Intent to Bid: Bidders are required to notify OASAS of the Contractor’s interest in bidding by 5:00PM EST, February 24, 2014 by Email. Only Contractors who notify OASAS by this deadline will receive additional bid information and have their bid proposals accepted. Email notification should be sent to procurements@oasas.ny.gov, using a subject line of "OASAS Project No. 13003 Opioid Registry."

Closing Date for Submission of Questions: Any questions or requests for clarification about this RFP must be submitted in writing via e-mail and must be directed to procurements@oasas.ny.gov, with the subject line of "OASAS Project No. 13003 Opioid Registry."  To the degree possible, all inquiries should cite the RFP section and paragraph number to which it refers. Written inquiries will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. EST, March 3, 2014.

Answers to Questions: A list of all questions asked by the March 3, 2014 deadline and answers will be maintained by OASAS and will provided via email on or about March 21, 2014 to any prospective bidder that submitted a letter of intent.

Application Deadline: Proposals will be accepted until 5:00 p.m., EST on April 25, 2014.

Request for Qualifications (RFQ)

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Certification of Peer Advocates in NYS PDF Document - Through this Request for Qualifications (RFQ), OASAS is seeking qualified organizations to become authorized to certify competent and ethical individuals as peer advocates to provide peer services some of which may be eligible for Medicaid Reimbursement in accordance with relevant OASAS laws and regulations; and, the OASAS Clinical and Billing Guidance manual regarding Ambulatory Patient Group (APG) Service Category: Peer Support Services.

Eligible Applicants: Organizations which can demonstrate that they have the necessary expertise and required experience to provide Peer Advocate certification services and meet the criteria outlined in the RFQ.

Closing Date for Submission of Questions: Any questions or requests for clarification about this RFQ must be submitted in writing via e-mail or US Mail and must be directed to: JuliaFesko@oasas.ny.gov, or Julia Fesko, Talent Management Bureau, NYS OASAS, 1450 Western Avenue, Albany, NY 12203-3526.

Answers to Questions: A list of all questions and answers asked to date will be maintained by OASAS and will provided within 1 week  to anyone who makes a request by email or US mail to Julia Fesko as listed above.

Application Deadline:Ongoing/No Closing Date – applications will be accepted and reviewed to determine if the organization meets the qualifications contained in the RFQ when the application is submitted. 


Recently Expired

Recently Expired
NY/NY III Permanent Supportive Housing for Homeless Families – Round Three Fillable PDF Document
OASAS has released an RFP for $1.75 million that will support at least 70 units of permanent supportive housing for homeless families in New York City where the head of household has a substance use disorder. This RFP is another component of the New York/New York III Agreement that has brought together many State and City agencies and departments in a multi-year effort to address homelessness.

OASAS previously awarded applicants for Round One and Round Two in 2012, resulting in a total of 135 units of family housing, valued at $3.375 Million. Applicants are reminded that funding to support the operation of these programs is contingent upon continued availability of State appropriations. Awards for family apartment units beyond the Round Three will be based on future appropriations received by OASAS, if any, to expand services.

Eligible applicants: OASAS certified Agencies and Local Governmental Units (LGUs) that are in good standing, have completed the not-for-profit prequalification process PDF Document and that operate OASAS-certified chemical dependence programs in New York City.

Mandatory Letter of Intent Submission Deadline Extended: August 30, 2013 September 13, 2013

Mandatory Bidders Conference: September 18, 2013 from 1:30 PM until 3:30 PM at OASAS’ offices located at 501 7th Avenue, New York, New York 10018. Only those applicants that submit a Letter of Intent by the deadline may attend the Bidders’ Conference.  Attendance is mandatory.  Applications will only be accepted from those who attend the Bidders’ Conference.

Closing Date for Submission of Questions: 5:00 p.m. on September 25, 2013

Answers to Contractor’s Questions: Posted on OASAS website on or about October 2, 2013

Application Deadline: 5:00 p.m., October 16, 2013

2013 Planning Supplement – Young Adult Residential Treatment Fillable PDF Document- OASAS intends through this supplement, to award two 25 bed Capital projects, one in Long Island and one in Western New York, to address the problem of increasing opiate dependency in the 18 to 25 year old young adult population. These two areas of the State are showing the worst effects of this problem. Proposals will be scored on a capital and programmatic scale.  Providers must demonstrate the ability to provide the appropriate residential services and complete the capital project in a timely manner. It is anticipated that awards will be made by Mid April 2013.

Eligible Applicants: The solicitation will be distributed to Local Governmental Units and OASAS certified methadone residential and intensive residential not-for-profit providers.

Closing Date for Submission of Questions: Friday, February 22, 2013 by 3 p.m.

Answers to Questions: Young Adult Residential Treatment Questions and Answers PDF Document

Application Deadline: Friday, March 22, 2013 by 3 p.m.