Transitional Care Services in Southwest Washington RFP
Legal Notice for Request for Proposals (RFP)
Transitional Care Services
in Southwest Washington
The Area Agency on Aging and Disabilities of Southwest Washington (AAADSW) is designated by the State of Washington as the Area Agency on Aging to serve Clark, Cowlitz, Wahkiakum, Klickitat and Skamania Counties. As the area agency on aging, AAADSW plans, advocates for, develops, coordinates and supports a comprehensive service delivery system in the region for persons who are 60 years of age or older, persons with disabilities who are 18 years of age or older, and caregivers of aging and/or disabled persons. These programs are among the services overseen by AAADSW (see our website at www.HelpingElders.org).
RFP Announcement: AAADSW will contract with one or more successful bidders to provide Transitional Care Services in one or more of four Southwest Washington service areas – (1) Clark County, (2) Cowlitz and Wahkiakum Counties, (3) Klickitat County and (4) Skamania County – from January 2023 through September 30, 2024.
Transitional Care Services: AAADSW announces the opportunity for eligible applicants to submit a proposal to provide Transitional Care Services. Transitional Care services is a service provided to older adults aged 60 and over to support acute care hospital discharge, to assess the needs, and to arrange, coordinate, and monitor an optimum package of services to address their needs. Transitional Care Services often include a comprehensive assessment, development and implementation of goals, coordination and monitoring of formal and informal service delivery, including coordination and monitoring .
Eligibility: Eligible applicants must be a verifiable legal public or private entity, hold a valid Washington State Business License, and have three (3) years of experience for the services to be provided (Transitional Care Services).Applicants must also comply with all applicable local, state, and federal laws, and AAADSW policies. Organizations that have been debarred, suspended, proposed for debarment, declared ineligible or excluded from participating in a contract by any Federal or Washington State agency will not be considered. Fiscal and management references will be requested.
In addition, entities responding to the Transitional Care Services RFP must demonstrate experience and capability to provide all aspects of Transitional Care Services and be able to track data such as the number of clients serviced, hospital readmissions 30 days or less during the intervention. Applicants must demonstrate sufficient working capital and fiscal administrative capability.
Mandatory requirements to apply (RFP Packets): Entities interested in either the Transitional Care Services RFP must request an RFP packet, which details the application process and criteria. Such requests may be made by email, mail, special carrier, or by coming to the AAADSW office (faxed requests will not be considered). Because of our limited staff resources, we ask that you please not make telephone inquiries (process for submitting questions will be described in the RFP packets).
To receive the mandatory RFP packet by email, please send a request for the “Transitional Care Services RFP to:
You may also obtain the RFP packet by mailing a request for “Transitional Care Services RFP” to the following address (please be sure to include your current return mailing address or alternate method of contacting you):
Area Agency on Aging and Disabilities
of Southwest Washington
Attn: AAADSW Contracts Group
201 NE 73rd Street
Vancouver, WA 98665
Deadlines: Interested entities must request the mandatory RFP packet(s) and submit to AAADSW the Notice of Intent to Propose form(s) therein before 5:00 pm Pacific Time on Wednesday December 14th, 2022. Submissions received after this deadline will not be considered.
AAADSW is an Equal Opportunity Agency
Women-owned, Minority-owned and Veteran-owned businesses are encouraged to apply.