Ventura County Behavioral Health Department
AB 109 Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Services
Request for Information (RFI) Summary

    

Purpose

Ventura County Behavioral Health Department (VCBH) is seeking letters of interest from qualified providers interested and capable of operating and managing an AB 109 ACT program, serving clients returning from locked acute settings or incarceration, and serving those who fail to engage in mental health services due to chronic mental illness.  Interested providers must show capability in successful outreach and engagement to this difficult to engage population.  ACT services include: mental health treatment, psychiatric care and management, medication education, alcohol and other substance abuse treatment, life skills training, vocational training and counseling, advocacy regarding criminal justice, social services, and social security issues, coordination of budgets with client’s payee program, and linkage to housing as well as other supports and peer recovery centers.  

Timeline (subject to change)
    Issue RFI………………………………………………………December 30, 2015
    Questions Due to VCBH……………………...........................January 15, 2016
    Letters of Interest Due by 4 p.m………...…………………......February 3, 2016
    
VCBH Website
The RFI, Questions and Answers, and any general updates will be posted on the VCBH website at the following address:

http://vchca.org/behavioral-health/request-for-proposals

Contact Information
All questions related to this RFI may be directed to Maryza Seal at maryza.seal@ventura.org or by mail (see below). Mrs. Seal is the only individual at VCBH that is authorized to answer questions related to this RFI.

VCBH Contracts Administration
Attention: Maryza Seal, AB 109 ACT Services RFI
1911 Williams Drive, Suite 200
Oxnard, CA 93036

RFI, Questions and Answers, and General Updates
Please click on the link below to access the AB 109 ACT RFI:

AB 109 ACT RFI

AB 109 ACT RFI Questions and Answers



   

Ventura County Behavioral Health Department
Peer Services
Request for Proposals (RFP)
 
Please click on links below to access the RFP and Budget Template, and any additional Information related to the RFP.


Please be advised that the Peer Services RFP and the Attachment A have been revised, (Rev 2), effective February 25, 2016. See attached files. Peer Recovery Coach headcount has been increased from 11 to 14.


Peer Services RFP Rev 1.pdf

Attachment A - Peer Services RFP Budget Template.xls

Addenda #1 Question and Answers February 17, 2016

Addenda #2 Questions and Answers Bidders Conference, February 25, 2016

Bidders Conference Presentation, February 25, 2016

List of Bidder Responses

Notification of Intent to Award Contract


*Please contact Peter Owen for the Excel version of the budget template if you cannot download from the web.

    

Purpose

Ventura County Behavioral Health Department (VCBH), a division of the County of Ventura, is soliciting proposals from qualified providers to develop and operate a peer recovery, support and employment program that will train and certify Peer Recovery Coaches to work within the VCBH system.  Peer Recovery Coaches will provide support, education, outreach and engagement services to VCBH consumers or potential consumers from a lived experience approach.
Timeline (subject to change) 


Timeline (subject to change)

Issue RFP...............................................................February 5, 2016
Bidder Registration...............................................February 10, 2016
Bidder Questions Due to VCBH.........................February 17, 2016
Non-Mandatory Bidder Conference...................February 25, 2016
Proposals Due by 4 p.m. ....................................March 18, 2016
Contractor Selection/Notification........................May11, 2016
Contract Finalized.................................................May 16, 2016
Board of Supervisors Approval Received.........June 14, 2016
Operations Initiated by Contractor.....................July 1, 2016


    
VCBH Website

Each bidder is responsible for registering via email with Peter Owen, VCBH Contracts Administration, in order to ensure that they are forwarded any RFP addenda or updated information. Please supply bidder’s company name, contact name, email, and phone number. See the contact information section below.

http://vchca.org/behavioral-health/request-for-proposals

Contact Information

 

All questions related to this RFP may be directed to Peter Owen at (805) 981-5410, peter.owen@ventura.org, or by mail (see below). Mr. Owen is the only individual at VCBH that is authorized to answer questions related to this RFP.
VCBH Contracts Administration
Attention: Peter Owen, Peer Services RFP
1911 Williams Drive, Suite 200
Oxnard, CA 93036





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5851 Thille Street
Ventura, CA 93003
805-677-5110
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5851 Thille Street 
Ventura, CA 93003
805-677-5223
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1911 Williams Drive
Oxnard, CA 93036
805-981-6830
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3291 Loma Vista Road
Ventura, CA 93003
805-652-6000
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Ventura, CA 93003
805-677-5184
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2220 E. Gonzales Road
Suite 210 B

Oxnard, CA 93036
805-981-5050