Year 2019 Funding

Notice of RFP: Homeless Prevention Services

The County of Morris, Department of Human Services, is requesting proposals from qualified vendors through a fair and open process in accordance with N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.4 et provide Social Services for the Homeless (SSH), for county residents at risk of homelessness.

Separate sealed proposals will be received by the Morris Department of Human Services located at 1 Medical Drive, Morris Plains, NJ 07950, on Thursday, July 19, 2018, at 2 P.M, at which time and place responses will be opened for:

Social Services for the Homeless (SSH)
Homeless Prevention Services
CC #18-60R

Responses received by the Morris County Department of Human Services after the due date and time specified will be returned unopened. The County is not responsible for late delivery by the United States Postal Service or any other carrier. Bidders and proposers are required to comply with requirements of NJSA 10:5-31 and NJAC 17:27.

Each response shall be submitted in a sealed envelope plainly marked to indicate the name and address of the proposer, the TITLE of the contract bid number or Request for Proposal number, and the date of proposal opening. Reponses may be mailed or delivered in person.

The vendor shall maintain all documentation related to products, transactions or services under this contact for a period of five years from the date of final payment. Such records shall be made available from to the New Jersey Office of the State Comptroller upon request.

The period of this contract will be for the 12- month period commencing January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019.

Application and Instructions

If you have any questions please contact Shelia Carter, or [email protected], Morris County Department of Human Services, at (973) 285-6851, M – F, between 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

2019 Funding

Please be advised that funding applications are available through the Morris County Department of Human Services.  Anticipated 2019 funding is intended for the provision of services identified within Morris County planning documents.

A Request for Funding Application (RFA) must be submitted to be considered for 2019 funding for the following:

  • Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) – County funding to support Child Abuse Prevention Programs.
  • Social Services for the Homeless – State funding for short-term assistance for individuals and families at-risk of homelessness.
  • Grant-in-Aid – County funding for the areas of mental health, addictions, aging, veterans, disabilities, youth services and general human services.
  • Grant-in-Aid Senior Support (formerly Peer Grouping) – To prevent premature institutionalization for the elderly and/or disabled.
  • Area Plan Contract Funding – designated to provide services in Access, Home and Community support for people age 60 years and their caregivers.

For 2019, the following funding streams are in a renewal year; however, new applications will be considered: *

  • Chapter 51 – State funding for substance abuse prevention, education and treatment.
  • State Community Partnership/Juvenile Justice – Community based services for at-risk juveniles or to prevent juvenile delinquency.

*Programs currently supported by these funding streams have received 2019 renewal applications by e-mail.

Invitation to Submit Applications

2019 Invitation and RFA Instructions

  • All funding is subject to budget availability and at the discretion of the Board of Chosen Freeholders.
  • This public funding may only be billed for a specific unit of service when there is no third party insurance, Medicare, Medicaid or any other type of reimbursement, in whole or in part, for that service unit.

If you require further information or assistance with the RFA process, contact:

  • Aging, Disabilities and Community Programming: Maria Rosario at 973-285-6847
  • Community and Behavioral Health Services: Pat Mocarski at 973-285-6859

Application Instructions

  1. 2019 Application Instructions
  2. 2019 Funding Application

This is a two-part application package. You must fill out all required documents in the 1) instructions packet AND the 2) application form.

All agencies must submit the full two-part application package:

  • one signed original and one copy of the completed two-part application
  • any supporting documentation
  • one digital copy on CD-ROM or USB stick/flash drive, with the company name and this contract number clearly displayed

Send your application via mail:

Morris County Department of Human Services
P.O. Box 900
Morristown, NJ, 07963-0900
Attn: Pat Mocarski

Send your application via FedEx, or in person:

Morris County Department of Human Services
One Medical Drive
Morris Plains, NJ 07950
Attn: Pat Mocarski

  • Separate applications must be submitted for each funding stream.
  • Applications must be submitted in a sealed envelope, typed, single-sided, on 8 ½ x 11 paper, using the correct funding application. Please write “2019 Application” on the outside of the envelope.
  • Do not send applications via fax or email.
  • Do not bind or staple the application.
  • Complete all sections of the application. Incomplete and/or late applications will not be considered.
  • Attach documentation only as specified.
  • Do not include any other reports, vouchers or other communications in the envelope.

Application Due Dates

  • All Applications are due by 2:00 p.m. Friday, June 29, 2018.
  • Applications must be received by 2:00 p.m. on the due date.
  • No exceptions. Late applications will be returned unopened.

2019 Funding Priorities