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New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services

ATTENTION:  The NYS OASAS presentation "Understanding M/WBE Compliance: A Guide to Achieving Article 15-A Compliance" PDF Document explains non-personal service discretionary spending and provides examples of goods and services that can be purchased through certified Minority and Women-Owned (M/WBE) businesses. Contractors with further questions or who require assistance in locating certified M/WBEs may contact the NYS OASAS Bureau of Contracts and Procurement:  procurements@oasas.ny.gov, 518-485-2194.

Contractors looking to become NYS Certified Minority and Women-Owned Businesses should visit the Division of Minority and Women Business Development website External Link.

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

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  • 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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4/1/15

New York State Partnership for Success: PDF Document The New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (NYS OASAS) announces the availability of funds to implement the Strategic Prevention Framework process at the community level. Communities in New York State that can demonstrate a high need to address prescription drug misuse and abuse, heroin abuse, and heroin opiate overdose among persons aged 12-25 and that possess a community coalition that can demonstrate a high capacity to address these issues, are eligible to participate in the competitive RFP process.

Eligible Applicants: NYS OASAS is seeking funding proposals from not-for-profit community coalitions in New York State whose principal mission is the goal of reducing substance abuse among youth. If the coalition does not have 501c 3 status or does not have an established fiscal agent with 501c 3 status, a NYS OASAS-funded prevention provider must act as the fiscal agent for the community coalition. Community coalitions that received funds through the previous SPF-SIG Prevention First NY! Initiative will not be eligible to apply for this Partnership for Success (PFS) funding. 

Bidders’ Conference:  A non-mandatory Bidders’ Conference will be held on Monday, March 16, 2015 from 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m. in Conference Room 2B at NYS OASAS’ main offices, located at 1450 Western Avenue, Albany, New York 12203.  Bidders may participate by telephone, or in person.. To confirm your attendance, please contact Filomena Bassotti at 518-485-6022 or filomenabassotti@oasas.ny.gov  by 5 p.m. Friday March 13, 2015.

Closing Date for Submission of Bidder Inquiries:  Any questions or requests for clarification about this RFP must be submitted in writing via e-mail or US Mail by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 and must be directed to: Sarah Dakin, Ph.D., NYS OASAS, 1450 Western Avenue, Albany, New York 12203-3526, Sarah.Dakin@oasas.ny.gov

All inquiries must be typed and include your name, organization, mailing address, phone number and email address.  Please reference the New York PFS Sub-Recipient Grant in your mail.  To the degree possible, each inquiry should cite the RFP section to which it refers.

Answers to Bidder’s Inquiries: Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Closing Date for Receipt of Bidder’s Proposals:  Proposal will be accepted until 5 p.m. EST, Wednesday, April 1, 2015

4/9/15

New York City Substance Use Disorder Treatment Services PDF Document - NYS OASAS announces the availability of funds for substance use disorder (SUD) outpatient treatment services to serve clients within the five boroughs of New York City (NYC).   Selected SUD outpatient services in NYC, currently funded by NYS OASAS through contracts that expire June 30, 2015, will now be awarded through a competitive Request for Proposal (RFP) process. This is in alignment with the Governor’s goal to make all state agencies’ procurement processes more transparent and competitive. 

ADDENDUM:
NEW 02/23/15

Section II. A. Letters of Intent -- MANDATORY is amended to add the following paragraph:

OASAS has extended the Mandatory Letter of Intent submission deadline from February 16, 2015 to February 25, 2015, 5:00p.m. Eastern Standard Time. Any submission postmarked, emailed or delivered prior to this addenda has been accepted and does not need to be resent. Any submission made between now and the new due date of February 25, 2015, 5:00p.m. EST must be made via email at: Procurements@oasas.ny.gov.

02/18/15

Reference made in the Request for Proposal to Outpatient Treatment Services or Outpatient Services is limited Chemical Dependency Outpatient Treatment services authorized pursuant to 14 NYCRR Part 822-4.

Chemical Dependence Outpatient Rehabilitation services (14 NYCRR Part 822-4.10),and Opioid Treatment Programs (14 NYCRR Part 822-5) are excluded.

Applications seeking funding through this RFP to operate any excluded program type will not be considered.

02/10/15

The Appendix C – Letter of Intent to Bid PDF Document has been updated to correct the RFP Reference name.

Providers that have already submitted an Appendix C -  Letter of Intent to Bid form are being asked to re-submit using the corrected form.  OASAS will consider the receipt date of the original Letter of Intend to Bid form as the official submission date.

Eligible Applicants: OASAS is seeking funding proposals from voluntary agencies that operate OASAS-certified substance use disorder treatment programs in New York State and have completed the mandatory not-for-profit prequalification process. Local Governmental Units and proprietary entities are not eligible to apply.  Bidders are advised that only those programs with a valid NYS OASAS operating certificate at the time of contract award will be eligible for funding through this Request for Proposals. Bidders are further advised that applicants must be registered and prequalified in the Grants Gateway on the proposal due date of 5:00 PM on April 9, 2015.

MANDATORY Letters of Intent: Agencies interested in responding to the Request for Proposals are required to submit a non-binding Letter of Intent. The letter of intent to bid must be emailed, mailed, sent via delivery service or hand delivered by the organization or the organization’s representative to the Designated Contact Agent.  Letters that are emailed must be sent to the OASAS Procurements mailbox at Procurements@oasas.ny.gov with the Subject:  “NYC Substance Use Disorder Treatment Services RFP – Letter of Intent”.  Letters that are mailed must be postmarked by February 16, 2015.  Letters that are sent by delivery service or hand delivered must be received by 5:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time February 16, 2015. Faxed letters of intent to bid will not be accepted.   

Bidders’ Conference:  A non-mandatory Bidders’ Conference will be held on February 27, 2015 from 10:00am until  2:00pm 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.

Closing Date for Submission of Bidder Inquiries: Any questions or requests for clarification about this RFP must be received in writing by 5:00 p.m. on March 9, 2015 and must be directed to: procurements@oasas.ny.gov, with the subject line of New York City Substance Use Disorder Treatment Services RFP.  To the degree possible, each inquiry should cite the RFP section to which it refers.

Answers to Bidder’s Inquiries: March 20, 2015 (on or about)

Closing Date for Receipt of Bidder’s Proposals: Proposals will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. EST, April 9, 2015.

   
1/5/15
Restoration of Opioid Treatment Programs (OTP) Services in Nassau County PDF Document - OASAS is announcing the availability of funds to site an opioid treatment program service to serve adults, young adults and adolescents in Nassau County. Long Beach Medical Center (LBMC) methadone clinic in Nassau County closed on October 29, 2012 as a result of Hurricane Sandy and has never re-opened.  The purpose of this RFP is to provide initial operations assistance to a provider that is willing and able to site and implement opioid treatment services serving the impacted communities within and adjacent to the Long Beach area.

Eligible Applicants: OASAS-funded voluntary agencies and Local Governmental Units (LGUs) that operate NYS OASAS certified Part 822 Opioid Treatment Programs (OTPs). The bidder must be an OTP in good standing and have completed the not-for-profit prequalification process. Bidders are advised that only those programs with a valid OASAS operating certificate at the time of contract award will be eligible for funding through this Request for Proposals.

Mandatory Letters of Intent: Agencies interested in responding to the Request for Proposals are required to submit a non-binding Letter of Intent. The letter of intent to bid must be mailed, sent via delivery service or hand delivered by the organization or the organization’s representative.  Letters that are mailed must be postmarked by December 2, 2014.  Letters that are sent by delivery service or hand delivered must be received by 5:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time December 2, 2014.

Closing Date for Submission of Bidder Inquiries: Any questions or requests for clarification about this RFP must be received in writing by 5:00 p.m. on December 9, 2014 and must be directed to: procurements@oasas.ny.gov, with the subject line of Restoration of Opioid Treatment Program Services in Nassau County RFP.  To the degree possible, each inquiry should cite the RFP section to which it refers.

Answers to Bidder’s Inquiries: December 19, 2014 (on or about)

Closing Date for Receipt of Bidder’s Proposals: Proposals will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. EST, January 5, 2015.

Request for Qualifications (RFQ)

Due Date
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Ongoing

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
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Due Date
Extended
6/16/14

6/9/14

 

RFP
New York State Youth Development Survey (YDS) PDF Document

OASAS has made minor modifications to the statewide Youth Development Survey (YDS) RFP. Please download a copy of Youth Development Survey (YDS) Addendum #1 PDF Document and note that the due date for submission of proposals has been extended to 5:00 p.m. EST, 6/16/14. In addition, the Questions and Answers in response to Bidders Inquiries are now available below.


The New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) seeks proposals from organizations to conduct a statewide Youth Development Survey (YDS) of students in grades 7 through 12 during the fall of 2014. The YDS will assess the prevalence of student problem behaviors, including alcohol and substance use, and the risk and protective factors that can be improved to reduce them.  The YDS survey will be based on a previous YDS conducted by OASAS in 2008.

OASAS seeks to make a single contract for: (1) developing and printing the survey questionnaire; (2) completing final components of the sampling design; (3) managing the administration of the survey; (4) managing all data entry or scanning of survey forms; (5) conducting preliminary data analysis; (6) providing standard reports profiling risk and protective factors and substance use for each county and participating school districts; and (7) providing OASAS a documented computer file of all survey data collected.

Eligible Applicants: Organizations that can demonstrate they have the necessary expertise and experience to conduct a statewide survey and meet the criteria outlined in the RFP.

Closing Date for Submission of Bidder Inquiries: 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. 14001YDS.  To the degree possible, all questions should cite the RFP section and paragraph number to which it refers.  Written inquiries will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. EST, May 24, 2014.

Answers to Bidder’s Inquiries: On or about June 2, 2014.

Closing Date for Receipt of Bidder’s Proposals: Proposals will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. EST, June 9, 2014 June 16, 2014. Proposals should be submitted to:

OASAS Project No. 14001YDS
Bureau of Financial Management- Contracts & Procurements
New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services
1450 Western Avenue, 4th floor
Albany NY 12203

7/7/14
RFP
NYC Alcohol and Substance Abuse Prevention Services PDF Document (updated 4/24/14 to include Appendix F) - The New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) announces the availability of up to $15.7 million annually for alcohol and substance abuse prevention services to serve youth within the five boroughs of New York City (NYC). Alcohol and substance abuse prevention services in NYC, currently funded by OASAS through contracts that expire June 30, 2014, will now be awarded through a competitive Request for Proposal (RFP) process, with the exception of the prevention contract with the NYC Department of Education which receives a specific appropriation in the budget. This is in alignment with the Governor’s goal to make all state agencies’ procurement processes more transparent and competitive.

NOTES:
New Information06/23/14 An Addendum to the RFP PDF Document making four modifications to the RFP
05/23/14 At the request of an applicant, the Appendix D - FTE Calculator Microsoft Excel Document has been updated with additional rows for EBP Education for the first target population (TP 1).
04/24/14 RFP documents downloaded prior to 5 PM Thursday, April 24th may be missing Appendix F - Letter of Intent to Bid PDF Document. Please download a copy of Appendix F PDF Document or download a new copy of the updated RFP above which now includes the missing appendix.

Eligible applicants: Corporations organized or existing pursuant to the not-for-profit corporation law and, non-public schools in good standing (where applicable). All applicants must have completed the not-for-profit prequalification process before submitting a proposal.

Mandatory Letter of Intent Submission Deadline: Agencies interested in responding to the Request for Proposals are required to submit a non-binding Letter of Intent to OASAS postmarked by May 23, 2014 or delivered by 5:00 PM EST on May 23, 2014.

Bidders Conference: June 3, 2014 from 1:30 PM EST until 3:30 PM EST at OASAS’ offices located at 501 7th Avenue, New York, New York 10018. Only those applicants that submit a Letter of Intent by May 23rd may attend the Bidders Conference.

Closing Date for Submission of Questions: 5:00 PM EST on June 11, 2014

Answers to Contractor’s Questions: Posted on OASAS website on or about June 20, 2014

Application Deadline: 5:00 PM EST, July 7, 2014

4/25/14
RFP
Opioid 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.

10/16/13
RFP
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

3/22/13
RFP
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.