Contracting Opportunities

The New York City Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) invests in a network of community based organizations and programs to alleviate the effects of poverty and provide opportunities for New Yorkers and communities to flourish.

DYCD contracts with various community-based organizations that provide services and activities for youth and low-income populations.

Notification of Solicitations

As of July 1st, 2016, email is the default means of communication for City agencies' Invitations for Bids (IFBs), Requests for Proposals (RFPs), and their notices of availability. Notifications by paper mail, fax, hand delivery, or otherwise, will only be available upon request to the Department of Youth & Community Development (DYCD). Agencies will use the Ordering Email addresses that have been provided by vendors in the Payee Information Portal (PIP) for all future solicitations or notifications.

Your "Ordering Email Address" will be used by the City for notification and solicitation purposes. To ensure that the City has your up-to-date email address, it is advised that you log into PIP and review this information.

  • For a step by step guide on how to update your Ordering email address in PIP and to confirm that it is the default address, please access the Default Ordering Address in PIP Guide.
  • If your organization does not have a PIP Account, please refer to the PIP Activation Guide for help on how to create one.
  • For any additional information on PIP Account maintenance please consult the PIP Account Tutorial.

Establishing a PIP account can provide your business with additional benefits such as allowing you to view your financial transactions with the City and enrolling in the citywide bidders lists based on commodity code.

If you have any difficulty creating or updating your account in PIP, please reach out to DYCD's ACCO Help Desk at ACCO@dycd.nyc.gov. If you need further assistance, please contact the Mayor's Office of Contract Services (MOCS) at MOCSOutreach@cityhall.nyc.gov.

*For NYC Small Business Services Subcontractors Resource Guide please go to :

 SBS Subcontractors Resource Guide page

HHS Accelerator

To respond to Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for human services, vendors must first complete and submit an electronic prequalification application using the NYC Health and Human Services (HHS) Accelerator System. The HHS Accelerator system is a web-based system maintained by the City of New York that is used by its human services Agencies to manage procurement.

Important information about the HHS Accelerator procurement method:

  • Prequalification applications are required every three years
  • Documents related to annual corporate filings must be submitted on an annual basis to remain eligible to compete in RFPs
  • Prequalification applications will be reviewed to validate
  • Approved organizations will be eligible to compete in RFPs and can submit electronic proposals through the system.

RFPs procured via the HHS Accelerator procurement method are listed on the NYC Procurement Roadmap. All current and prospective vendors should frequently review information listed on roadmap to take full advantage of upcoming contracting opportunities.

For more information about HHS Accelerator, including background materials, user guides and video tutorials, please visit the HHS Accelerator website.

Requests for Proposals/Bids

SCHOOL-BASED CAREERREADY SUMMER YOUTH EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM (SYEP) REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP) REISSUE

Release Date: September 26, 2019 
Pre-proposal Conference: October 10, 2019 at 2:00PM
Pre-proposal location:  2 Lafayette Street, 14th Floor, New York, NY 10007
EPIN:  26020I0001

Proposal Due Date is: November 21, 2019 at 2:00pm in the HHS Accelerator System

The Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) is excited to release the School-Based CareerReady Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) Request for Proposal (RFP). Through this RFP, the NYC Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) is seeking appropriately qualified contractors to implement the School-Based CareerReady Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP). DYCD anticipates funding several program models that will strengthen New York City’s (NYC) workforce development system and help young people gain the support, educational credentials, and skills needed to succeed in today’s and future economy. The SYEP School-Based CareerReady model is designed to strengthen connections between academic learning and summer career exploration. In this model, select New York City public high schools and SYEP contractors will work collaboratively to implement both school year and summer program components. The school’s administrative and academic leadership will play a key role in supporting the implementation of the program by developing student selection criteria, providing input into work-readiness training and summer experiences, and arranging access to classroom space and other support as needed. The school will identify and refer youth to the program. During the spring term, work-readiness training will be offered in the school building during afterschool hours. If you have questions about this solicitation please send an email to rfpquestions@dycd.nyc.gov by November 14, 2019. Please be sure to indicate “School-Based CareerReady RFP” in the subject line.

Meet and Greet with School Principals:

In an effort to facilitate a seamless match between proposers and selected schools comprising the CareerReady SYEP model, DYCD has scheduled a meet and greet with principals on the eligible school list.

This meet and greet has been scheduled for October 22, 2019, from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m., at DYCD Main Office, 2 Lafayette Street, 14 Floor.

Attendance is not required, but strongly encouraged.
RSVP Link: https://forms.gle/EZP5qYwibpojUpit5

 


 

SPECIAL INITIATIVES SUMMER YOUTH EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM (SYEP) REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP) REISSUE

Release Date: September 26, 2019 
Pre-proposal Conference: October 10, 2019 at 2:00PM
Pre-proposal location:  2 Lafayette Street, 14th Floor, New York, NY 10007
EPIN: 26020I0002

Proposal Due Date is: November 21, 2019 at 2:00pm in the HHS Accelerator System

The Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) is excited to release the Special Initiatives Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) Request for Proposal (RFP). Through this RFP, the NYC Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) is seeking appropriately qualified contractors to implement the service options in the Special Initiatives Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP). DYCD anticipates funding several program models that will strengthen New York City’s (NYC) workforce development system and help young people gain the support, educational credentials, and skills needed to succeed in today’s and future economy. Youth workforce programs are a pivotal resource for preparing America’s future workforce. Summer youth employment programs are particularly important for low-income youth who may face multiple barriers to obtaining early work experiences. Youth benefit from workforce development programs that offer hands-on exposure, paid internships and work experience, access to jobs skills training, and opportunities to develop social, civic, and leadership skills. Additionally, developmentally appropriate, robust work experiences can help promote a college-bound culture and build useful transferable competencies such as leadership, teamwork, critical thinking, problem-solving, and communication.

If you have questions about this solicitation please send an email to rfpquestions@dycd.nyc.gov by November 14, 2019.  Please be sure to indicate “Special Initiatives SYEP Reissue” in the subject line.

In accordance with the Procurement Policy Board Rules, section 3-02(h), the Department of Youth and Community Development is making available the School – Career Ready and Special Initiative SYEP RFP Re-issue Pre -Proposal Conferences (PPC) attendance sheets, presentation and Transcripts, from the PPC which was held on October 10th , 2019.


Former Requests for Proposals/Bids

 Renewals and Extensions


FY20 SONYC ADDITIONAL PUBLIC SCHOOL SITE RE-ISSUE RENEWAL

In accordance with section 4-04 of the Procurement Policy Board Rules, the Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) intends to renew the SONYC Additional Public School Sites Re-Issue program. SONYC programs provider youth the support of caring adults and offer engaging fun activities designed to encourage participants to purse their passions and help them through the challenging years of early adolescence.  The term of the contract shall be from July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.  The contractor’s name, PIN number ,contract amount and address is indicated below.

PIN: 26020142374B
AMOUNT: 298,562.00
NAME: Girls Incorporated of New York City
ADDRESS:  120 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005


Please be advised that this ad is for information purposes only. If you wish to contact DYCD for further information, please send an email to ACCO@dycd.nyc.gov.



PROCUREMENT TITLE :  SUMMER YOUTH EMPLOYMENT SERVICES (SYEP) UNDER OPTION IV LADDERS FOR LEADERS
Agency: Department of Youth and Community Development
Agency Email Contact:
ACCO@DYCD.NYC.GOV

 

In accordance with section 4-04 of the Procurement Policy Board Rules, the Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) intends to renew the contractors listed below to provide Summer Youth Employment Services (SYEP) under Option IV Ladders for Leaders. The term of the contract shall be from 1/04/2019 to 1/03/2020 with an option to renew for an additional two years (1/04/2020-1/03/2022). Listed below are the names, addresses, contract amounts and PIN numbers.
 
PIN: 26019090927A
AMOUNT: $518,628.00
NAME: Samuel Field YM & YWHA, Inc.
ADDRESS: 58-20 Little Neck Parkway, Little Neck, New York 11362

PIN: 26019090932A
AMOUNT: $54,164.00
NAME: United Activities Unlimited Inc.
ADDRESS: 1000 Richmond Terrace, Bldg. P, Staten Island, New York 10301

PIN: 26019090931A
AMOUNT: $475,000.00
NAME: PENCIL Inc.
ADDRESS: 30 West 26th Street, New York, New York 10010


Please be advised that this ad is for information purposes only. If you wish to contact DYCD for further information, please send an email to ACCO@dycd.nyc.gov


 

Procurement Title : FY19 CAPACITY BUILDING SERVICES RENEWAL -WIOA
Agency: Department of Youth and Community Development
Agency Email Contact:
ACCO@DYCD.NYC.GOV

In accordance with Section 4-04 of the Procurement Policy Board Rules, the Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) intends to renew the contracts listed below to provide Capacity Building Services under Service Option III : Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) funded Programs. The contractors will provide capacity building services around career development and literacy. The term of the contract renewals shall be for a one year period from 7/1/2018 to 6/30/2019 with no option to renew. Listed below are the pin numbers, provider names, address and contract amounts:

26019088484A $88,000.00
Literacy Assistance Center
85 Broad Street, 27th Floor
New York, NY 10004


26019088481A $88,000.00
Fund for the City of New York
121 6th Avenue 6th Floor
New York, NY 10013

Please be advised that this is for information purposes only. If you wish to contact DYCD for further information, please send an email to ACCO@dycd.nyc.gov.


 

Procurement Title :  FY19 SONYC Evaluation Renewal
Agency: Department of Youth and Community Development
Agency Email Contact:
ACCO@DYCD.NYC.GOV
PIN: 26019088430B

In accordance with section 4-04 of the Procurement Policy Board Rules, the Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) intends to renew the contract with the provider listed below to provide evaluation services to the School`s Out NYC (SONYC) Out of School Time Middle School Expansion program providers. The term of the contract shall be from 7/1/2018 to 6/30/20 with no option to renew.

The contractor pin, amount, contractor name and address are the following

PIN: 26019088430B
AMOUNT: $1,750,000.00
NAME: American Institutes for Research
ADDRESS: 22 Courtlandt Street, New York ,NY 10007


If you are interested in receiving additional information regarding this procurement or any future procurements please send an email to ACCO@dycd.nyc.gov. Please note that all responses are due no later than 04/06/2018-at 9:00am.


  

Applications

FY19 Neighborhood Development Area Negotiated Acquisition

In accordance with Section 3-04(b) of the Procurement Policy Board Rules, the Department of Youth and Community Development’s (DYCD), intends to enter into negotiations with the contractors listed below, to provide Neighborhood Development Services. DYCD oversees a wide range of NDA programs:

High School Youth: Targets high school youth who are struggling
academically and out-of-school youth, who are neither working nor in
school and supports their efforts to determine positive trajectories from
high school.

Middle School Youth: Targets youth in grades 6-8 who are struggling
academically and strengthens their educational skills, motivation, and
engagement to enable them to graduate from high school.

Adult Literacy: Adult Basic Education (ABE) programs provide
instruction in reading, writing and mathematics, while HSE programs
prepare students for tests in writing, reading, social studies, science
and mathematics.

Healthy Families: Services to support and strengthen families which
can include counseling, educational/career advice, legal assistance, and
other social services.

Housing: Advocacy and assistance for low-income tenants and
homeowners to help them obtain housing support benefits and
maintain adequate, affordable, and safe housing.

Immigrants: Programs assist immigrant New Yorkers in accessing a
variety of services, including legal assistance with matters related to
citizenship and immigration status, and social services.

Seniors: Targets New Yorkers aged 60 and older and provides a variety
of support programs, including social and recreational activities,
exercise and nutrition programs, medical assistance and community
services.

The anticipated term of these contracts  shall be from January 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020 with an option to renew for one additional year from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021.

NDA Opportunity Youth : Brooklyn CD2
260190820210

Bridge Street Development Corporation
460 Nostrand Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11216
$37,800.00

NDA Opportunity Youth : Manhattan CD9
260190830911

Sheltering Arms Children and Family Services, Inc.
305 7TH Avenue, 4th floor
 New York, New York  10001
$61,200.00


NDA Support Services for Housing : Brooklyn CD8
260190820811
Flatbush Development Corporation
1616 Newkirk  Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11226
$101,235.00


NDA Support Services for Housing : Bronx CD9
260190810912

Children’s Arts & Science Workshops, Inc.
4320 Broadway, 2nd floor
 New York, New York 10033
$113,270.00

Please be advised that this is for information purposes only. If you wish to contact DYCD for further information, please send an email to ACCO@dycd.nyc.gov.

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The Contracting Opportunities FAQ. You may also email us at ACCO@dycd.nyc.gov or call: 646-343-6399.