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

Unity Works Request for Proposals

Release Date: January 21, 2020

Pre-proposal Conference: February 4, 2020 at 3:00pm
Pre-proposal location: 2 Lafayette Street, 14th Floor Auditorium New York, NY 10007
Proposal Due Date is: February 28, 2020 at 2:00pm in HHS Accelerator

The Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD), in collaboration with the New York City (NYC) Unity Project and the NYC Center for Youth Employment, is seeking a qualified not-for-profit organization to provide education and workforce development services through a new program: the NYC Unity Works program (hereinafter referred to as “Unity Works”). Unity Works is designed to prepare participants for entry-level employment in a career pathway of their choice through a continuum of education and employment services  including literacy instruction, HSE preparation, work-readiness training, paid work experiences, industry-recognized credentials and placement in employment, advanced training, or post-secondary education. Participants will also receive comprehensive support services tailored to their needs.

Proposal submission
All proposals must be submitted through the HHS Accelerator system in the manner set forth in the “Procurement” section. The deadline is February 28, 2020 at 2:00pm. Go to www.nyc.gov/hhsaccelerator to learn more and to apply.

Questions
Questions regarding this RFP should be emailed to rfpquestions@dycd.nyc.gov no later than February 1, 2020. Please indicate “Unity Works” 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 Unity Works RFP Pre -Proposal Conferences (PPC) attendance sheets, and Transcripts, from the PPC which was held on February 4, 2020 at 3:00pm.

Former Requests for Proposals/Bids

 Renewals and Extensions

 


 

FY21 CAPACITY BUILDING SERVICES NEGOTIATED ACQUISITION EXTENSION FOR WIOA

In accordance with section 3-04(b)(2)(iii) of the Procurement Policy Board Rules, the Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) wishes to extend the following Capacity Building Contracts through a Negotiated Acquisition Extension. The contractors listed below will 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 these contract extensions shall be for a one -year period from 7/1/2020 to 6/30/2021 with no option to renew.
below are the pin numbers, contract amounts, contractor names and addresses
PIN: 26021088484C
Amount: $100,000.00
Contractor: Literacy Assistance Center
Address: 85 Broad Street, 27th Floor New York, NY 10004
PIN: 26021088481C
Amount: $100,000.00

Contractor: Workforce Professionals Training Institute
Address: 11 Park Place, suite 701 New York, NY 10007
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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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 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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Concept Papers

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