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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.

 


COMPASS Elementary  and SONYC Programs (Public Schools) Request for Proposals (RFP) 2018

The Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) is excited to release, two RFPs for the COMPASS Elementary and SONYC Middle School programs in public schools through the HHS Accelerator system.  Organizations prequalified in the relevant service areas will be able to view and apply to this RFP through the Accelerator system.

COMPASS Elementary Programs:

COMPASS Elementary programs seek to promote positive youth development, foster social and emotional skills, and encourage youth leadership through engaging activities that incorporate hands-on learning in safe, welcoming environments.
DYCD is seeking qualified non-profit organizations to operate year-round COMPASS  elementary-level after school programs, serving students in grades K-5, in public schools listed in the List of Eligible Public Schools, which can be found with RFP EPIN: 26018I0006.

SONYC Middle School Programs:

SONYC programs encourage youth to pursue their passions and develop new interests with support from qualified and caring adults. They offer participants opportunities to experience the joy of learning outside the classroom while fostering social, emotional and cognitive skills.

DYCD is seeking qualified nonprofit organizations to operate year-round SONYC programs for students in grades 6 to 8 at the eligible sites listed in the List of Eligible Public Schools, which can be found with RFP EPIN: 26018I0007.

Proposal submission

All proposals must be submitted through the HHS Accelerator system in the manner set forth in the “Procurement” section of the system by pre-qualified organizations.  Go to www.nyc.gov/hhsaccelerator to learn more and to apply.

Pre-proposal Conference

It is recommended but not mandatory that you attend one of the sessions listed below: 

Date:  May 21, 2018                         Date:  May 22, 2018
Time: 10:00AM or 2:00PM               Time: 4:00PM

Date: May 23, 2018                         Date: May 24, 2018
Time: 2:00PM                                    Time: 2:00PM

Location: Department of Youth and Community Development

2 Lafayette Street,
14th floor Auditorium
New York, NY 10007

Please be sure to arrive early to allow for security check.

If you wish to attend one of the pre-proposal conferences, you must RSVP using the following link:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/compass-elementary-and-sonyc-programs-pre-proposal-conference-tickets-45782427473

A Department of Education (DOE) representative will be present at the pre-proposal conference.

All sessions will cover both the COMPASS Elementary Programs (Public Schools) and SONYC Programs (Public Schools) Request for Proposals.

DYCD will post the transcripts, sign in sheets and presentation slides on our website for all sessions above. 

Questions

Questions regarding this RFP should be emailed to rfpquestions@dycd.nyc.gov.  Please be sure to indicate in the subject line “COMPASS—Elementary Programs” or “SONYC programs RFP”,  based on which RFP your question pertains to, no later than July 2, 2018.

The proposal Due date for both RFPs is July 10, 2018 at 2:00PM in the HHS Accelerator system.

In accordance with the Procurement Policy Board Rules, section 3-02(h), the Department of Youth and Community Development is making available the COMPASS Elementary Programs (Public Schools) 2018 and SONYC Programs (Public Schools) 2018 Pre-Proposal Conference (PPC) attendance sheets, presentation and transcript from the PPC which  were held on May 21, 2018 at 10am and at 2pm, May 22, 2018 at 4pm, May 23, 2018 at 4pm and May 24, 2018 at 2pm to 4pm.

  • COMPASS COMPASS and SONYC School Based 2018 RFP-  PPC presentation
  • COMPASS and SONYC School Based 2018 RFP - PPC 5-21-18 AM Transcript
  • COMPASS and SONYC School Based 2018 RFP - PPC 5-21-18 PM Transcript
  • COMPASS and SONYC School Based 2018 RFP - PPC 5-22-18 PM Transcript
  • COMPASS and SONYC School Based 2018 RFP- PPC 5-23-18 PM Transcript
  • COMPASS and SONYC School Based 2018 RFP- PPC 5-24-18 PM Transcript
  • Pre-Proposal Conference Sign-In-Sheets 5-21-18 AM
  • Pre-Proposal Conference Sign-In-Sheets 5-21-18 PM
  • Pre-Proposal Conference Sign-In-Sheets 5-22-18 PM
  • Pre-Proposal Conference Sign-In-Sheets 5-23-18 PM
  • Pre-Proposal Conference Sign-In-Sheets 5-24-18 PM
  • Please go to www.nyc.gov/hhsaccelerator to learn more and to apply. 


    Beacon Community Centers (2 Schools) 2018 Request for Proposals

    The Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) is excited to release, through the HHS Accelerator system, the Beacon Community Centers (2 Schools) 2018  Request for Proposals (RFP) to those organizations prequalified in the relevant service areas.
    Beacons serve youth from Kindergarten through age 21 and adults ages 22 and older including seniors. Located in public schools across New York City (City) and operating year-round in non-school hours on weekdays, weekends and in the summer, each Beacon transforms its host school into a resource for the whole community by offering an integrated range of programming tailored to local needs.

    Proposal submission

    All proposals must be submitted through the HHS Accelerator system in the manner set forth in the “Procurement” section of the system by pre-qualified organizations.  Go to www.nyc.gov/hhsaccelerator to learn more and to apply.

    Pre-proposal Conference

    The pre-proposal conference for this RFP will be held at the Department of Youth and Community Development; 2 Lafayette Street, 14th floor Auditorium New York, NY 10007 on April 12, 2018 at 3:00pm.  It is recommended but not mandatory for those interested in applying that you attend. 
    Please be sure to arrive early to allow for security check.

    Questions regarding this RFP should be emailed to rfpquestions@dycd.nyc.gov   indicating “Beacon Community Centers 2 Schools RFP” in the subject line no later than April 20, 2018.

    Due date for this RFP is May 1, 2018 at 2:00PM in the HHS Accelerator system.

    In accordance with the Procurement Policy Board Rules, section 3-02(h), the Department of Youth and Community Development is making available the Beacon Community Center Reissue 2018 RFP Proposal Pre-Proposal Conference (PPC) attendance sheets, presentation and transcript from the PPC which  was held April 12th, 2018 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

  • Beacon Community Center Reissue RFP Pre-Proposal Conference Presentation 4-12-18
  • Beacon Community Centers Reissue RFP - Transcript
  • Pre-Proposal Conference Sign-In-Sheet 4-12-18
  • Please go to www.nyc.gov/hhsaccelerator to learn more and to apply. 


    Procurement Titles:

    • Runaway and Homeless Youth Drop-In Centers; EPIN: 26018I0002
    • Runaway and Homeless Youth Street Outreach Services: 26018I0003
    • Runaway and Homeless Youth Crisis Shelters and Transitional Independent Living Program (open-ended RFP): 26018I0004

    The Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) is proud to release three Runway and Homeless Youth Services (RHY) Request for Proposals (RFP). Through these RFPs, DYCD is seeking appropriately qualified not-for-profit organizations to operate these services for runaway and homeless youth and youth at risk for homelessness in New York City and their families. Please see below for more information regarding each of the RFPs.

    Runaway and Homeless Youth Drop-In Centers; EPIN: 26018I0002

    The primary purpose of the Drop-In Centers is to prevent youth homelessness or minimize its duration. Drop-In Centers have a broad role. They are resource hubs for the whole borough in which they are located, and they conduct outreach, provide information, and educate the public about youth homelessness and its causes. They also provide a range of direct services for RHY and youth at risk for homelessness and their families.

    Runaway and Homeless Youth Street Outreach Services: 26018I0003

    The purpose of Street Outreach is to help prevent youth homelessness or minimize its duration by distributing information to homeless youth and youth at risk for homelessness about available services and responding to their urgent needs, e.g., for food, clothing, first aid, transportation, etc. Street Outreach workers help youth access the range of RHY services funded by DYCD including arranging for transportation to a crisis shelter or other safe location and offering referrals to services that can assist them.

    Runaway and Homeless Youth Crisis Shelters and Transitional Independent Living Program (open-ended RFP): 26018I0004

    Please note this RFP will be closing on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at 2:00pm. All proposals must be submitted in HHS Accelerator by this due date  and time.  No additional proposals will be accepted after.

    Crisis- Shelters

    The purpose of crisis shelters is to provide emergency shelter and services with the primary goal of reuniting youth with their families, or, if that is not possible, finding them appropriate longer-term placements.

    TIL Programs

    TILs offer transitional housing placements for youth (and in some cases, their dependent children) who cannot, currently, return home to their families and have been assessed as suitable for programs designed to teach independent living skills.

    Pre-proposal Conference

    The pre-proposal conference for all three RFPs will be held on Monday December 18, 2017 at 2:00pm at the Department of Youth and Community Development; 2 Lafayette Street, 14th floor Auditorium New York, NY 10007.

    Proposal submission

    The due date for the RHY Drop-in Center and RHY Street Outreach RFPs is January 10, 2018 at 2:00PM in the HHS Accelerator system.

    The RHY Crisis Shelters and Transitional Independent Living Program is an open-ended RFP that will remain open for an indefinite period. While there is no prescribed due date for proposal submission, to ensure that additional beds will be operating as of July 1, 2018, the due date for the first round of proposals for FY2019 will be January 10, 2018 at 2:00 PM.

    All proposals must be submitted through the HHS Accelerator system in the manner set forth in the “Procurement” section of the system by pre-qualified organizations. Visit the HHS Accelerator website to learn more and to apply.

    Questions regarding this RFP should be emailed to rfpquestions@dycd.nyc.gov indicating “RHY” in the subject line no later than December 29, 2017.

    Upcoming RFP Releases

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