Ohio Children's Trust Fund - Western Ohio Regional Prevention Council

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PUBLIC NOTICE

 Montgomery County Human Services Planning and Development Department on behalf of Ohio Children’s Trust Fund Western Ohio Regional Prevention Council

Request for Proposals
for child abuse and child neglect prevention services

 The Montgomery County Human Services Planning and Development Department (hereafter HSPD) is requesting proposals for the provision of child abuse and neglect prevention services during State Fiscal Year (SFY) 2022. A total of $457,550 is available for services to be delivered to residents in the 13-county region that includes Allen, Auglaize, Champaign, Clark, Darke, Greene, Hardin, Logan, Mercer, Miami, Montgomery, Preble, and Shelby Counties. The Regional Prevention Council is required to ensure an equitable distribution of services throughout the region. Therefore, proposals for services to more than one county are highly desirable. HSPD is responsible for managing this RFP process and will contract for primary and secondary prevention services on behalf of the regional council.

 SERVICES

The Ohio Children's Trust Fund targets only primary and secondary prevention services. Funding will not be approved for programs and services that do not provide primary or secondary prevention services that target families with a substantiated child welfare case, or that supplant current program funding.

Any program(s) proposed for implementation must fall into at least one of the following strategies selected by the Regional Prevention Council for preventing child abuse and neglect in the Western Ohio region and be identified within the RFP:

-        Strengthen the Protective Factors in Parents and Caregivers
-        Promote Positive Social and Emotional Development in Children

Proposals selected will be awarded a contract at the discretion of the Western Ohio Regional Prevention Council and the Montgomery County Board of County Commissioners. Contract awards are also dependent on the availability of funds from the State of Ohio.

The Request for Proposals (RFP) can be obtained HERE as of June 29, 2021. Proposals must be submitted electronically via the e-CImpact Community Vendor Portal identified in the RFP.


BIDDERS CONFERENCE

 

The Bidder’s Conference for the Western Ohio Regional Prevention Council RFP took place on July 9, 2021 at 11:00am via Zoom. Per the RFP, the following documents have been posted to provide additional context and clarification:

 

 

The DEADLINE for submission of proposals is Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at 5:00pm

No late proposals will be accepted or considered.

For additional information about the Ohio Children's Trust Fund, please visit the following web site: www.octf.ohio.gov

If you have any questions, please contact the Western Ohio Regional Prevention Council coordinator, Rachel Ward at wardra@mcohio.org or (937) 224-1541.




HISTORY

What is the Ohio Children's Trust Fund?

As Ohio's primary public funding source for child abuse and neglect prevention, Ohio Children's Trust Fund (OCTF) is in the forefront of prevention activities throughout the state. From establishing guidelines for program development, to accessing up-to-date prevention curricula, to producing educational and public awareness materials, to impacting related social policy initiatives, OCTF provides expertise and resources for legislators, the media, state agencies, and the public.

The Ohio Children's Trust Fund was created in Ohio law in 1984. OCTF funds primary and secondary prevention strategies that are conducted at the local level and activities and projects of a statewide significance designed to strengthen families and prevent child abuse and neglect.