Proposals soon accepted for HIV/AIDS care services in King, Snohomish and Island counties

Starting Tuesday, September 4, 2012, public and non-profit organizations are invited to submit proposals for support services to low-income persons living with HIV/AIDS in King, Snohomish and Island counties. The projected amount available in this competitive Request-for-Proposal (RFP) application process is approximately $6.1 million from March 1, 2013 through February 28, 2014.

Based on the needs assessment and prioritization processes conducted by the HIV/AIDS Planning Council and Public Health - Seattle & King County, funding will be awarded for the following care service categories:


Housing services                                                   $653,000

Medical case management                                     $2,260,000

Medical nutrition therapy (including food/meals)   $535,000

Mental health services                                           $415,000

Medical transportation                                           $25,000

Oral health care                                                     $590,000

Outpatient/ambulatory health services                  $907,000

Psychosocial support services                                $120,000

Substance abuse services (Outpatient)                  $373,000

Treatment adherence counseling                           $260,000


The RFP for HIV/AIDS care services will be available on the King County Procurement and Contract Services Section website. The RFP number is 1289-12-CPC.  Questions can be referred to Chris Collier, 206-263-9328.


Completed applications must be received by Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 2:00 pm.

A Pre-Proposal Conference at which technical assistance in understanding and completing the application packet will be offered to agencies on Thursday, September 6, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. at King Street Center, Rooms 2A/B, 201 South Jackson Street, Seattle. Applicants are strongly encouraged to attend.


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