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DHHS Driver/Support Service Provider Vendor List Applications (RFA)

DHHS Division/Office issuing this notice:
Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Services for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing

Date of this notice:
June 22, 2016

Working Title of the funding program:
DHHS Driver/Support Service Provider Vendor List Applications (RFA)

Purpose: The purpose of this Request for Applications (RFA) is to create a list of qualified individuals interested in providing driver and support services to Department of Health and Human Services on an as needed basis.

Description: DHHS a have issued this RFA to satisfy the demands of the State and Federal laws, Americans with Disabilities Act, as well as the DHHS Communication Accessibility Provision to benefit their clients, consumers and staff in providing reasonable accommodations which include drivers and support services.

This list is designed to:
• Provide a vendor list of qualified Driver/Support Services Providers that can provide statewide services pertinent to Deaf-Blind consumers, clients, or staff, including mixed group (hearing, Deaf-Blind, Hard of Hearing, Deaf) meetings.
• Establish standards including rate of pay for vendors wishing to be on the list to provide D/SSP services.

Each DHHS Division and Office can utilize the DSSVL list to easily identify and secure qualified services for Deaf-Blind consumers, clients, or staff and/or mixed group meetings, trainings, community forums, or public hearings and other Division or Office events, in the shortest amount of time possible at a standard hourly rate.

Eligibility:
• Application proves individual or agency can perform services stated in the scope of work;

• Applicant must be 18 years or older and possess a valid NC driver’s license for a minimum of two years and possess a good driving record as verified through the NC Department of Motor Vehicles.

How to Apply:
1. Contact ashley.benton@dhhs.nc.gov or the Administrative Office of the NC Division of Services for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing to request the RFA;

2. Read the RFA (PDF format/sample);

3. Return application and all required documentation to NC Division of Services for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing for approval.

DSSPVL applications may be received prior to July 1 or during the service period of July 1, 2016– June 30, 2019.

How to Obtain Further Information:
Division of Services for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing
Attn: DSSPVL Contracts Administrator
2301 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-2301
Phone: (919) 8741-4511
Email: ashley.benton@dhhs.nc.gov

Physical Address:
DSDHH
1100 Navaho Drive, Woodoak Building, GL-3 Raleigh, NC 27609