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Peer Navigator Program

RFQ #22-DCYF-JR-032
Peer Navigator Program

The State of Washington, Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF) intends to repost an RFQ for a Peer Navigator Program.
The Washington State Department of Children, Youth & Families (DCYF) is seeking a qualified Contractor to provide a Peer Navigator Program that will mentor and assist justice involved youth and young adults, in JR residential facilities, from the city of Federal Way, Washington. This program must provide peer coaching and support by aiding in the personal and professional development of incarcerated youth and young adults through life skills, job readiness, youth leadership and results-based projects. 

All Responders must meet the following minimum qualifications:
Responders must:
a.    Must be licensed to do business in the state of Washington or provide a commitment that it will become licenses in Washington within thirty (30) days of being selected as the Apparent Successful Bidder (ASB); and 

b.    Must meet the definition of a Community-Based Organizations or CBO.
The RFQ will be reposted on or about August 2, 2022 and responses will be due on August 15, 2022.  On the date indicated, DCYF shall post the RFQ, Sample Contract, and any attachments and amendments relating to the RFQ, on Washington’s Electronic Business Solutions (WEBS).  WEBS can be accessed at:
All Responders must register as a vendor on WEBS, using an appropriate commodities code listed in the RFQ, and must download the RFQ and any attachments from WEBS. This should be done as soon as possible in order for responder to receive notifications automatically generated on WEBS.
Commodity Codes listed:
952-15 Case Management
952-21 Human Services
952-43 Family and Social Services 

Parties that are unable to access the website above, may request a hard copy by submitting their name, address, e-mail, phone:
Karena McGovern, RFQ Coordinator
Department of Children, Youth, and Families

Closing Date: 
Monday, August 15, 2022
Washington State Department of Children, Youth & Families
Point of Contact: