Harris County is accepting proposals from qualified vendors to provide certain residential substance abuse treatment services for Harris Health System Health Care for the Homeless Program for a period of one (1) year, beginning on or about January 1, 2017 and ending 12-months thereafter.
All questions regarding this Request for Proposal (RFP) must be submitted in writing to [email protected] before 2:00 p.m. local time in Houston five (5) business days prior to the proposal due date referenced on the Request for Proposal Cover Sheet. Vendors are encouraged to review this RFP in its entirety prior to submitting questions.
Harris County may consider two (2) one-year renewal options, renewable one (1) year at a time, based upon the same terms, conditions and pricing as the original year. Renewal is subject to approval by Harris County Hospital District Board of Managers. Once renewal options are exhausted, the contract must be rebid. Harris County reserves the right to rebid at any time as is in its best interest and is not automatically bound to renew.
Harris Health System Health Care for the Homeless Program is seeking a substance abuse treatment agency to provide the following services:
Substance abuse services are screening, diagnosis, and treatment services for substance use disorders (e.g., abuse of alcohol, tobacco, prescription drugs).
At a minimum, these services include:
- Age appropriate, harm/risk reduction and age appropriate counseling to address identified risk factors,
support abstinence, and/or decrease negative consequences of substance abuse;
- Detoxification to manage withdrawal symptoms associated with substance abuse; and
- Treatment/rehabilitation, to include individual and/or group treatment, counseling and case
Treatment may occur in out-patient or in short-term residential settings and may include medication-assisted treatment (e.g., Buprenorphrine, Methadone).
Data will need to be tracked and reports submitted monthly that reflect the number of patients and units of services provided under each type of service category.
Vendor and all treatment staff must have all applicable licenses (individual and facility) as required by the Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS).
Vendor’s staff shall be responsible for the security of the clients while in the program.