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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.


Emergency Request for Proposals

Release Date: April 17, 2020

Proposal Due Date is: April 24, 2020 by 2:00pm.

The Department of Youth and Community Development has released an emergency procurement to find qualified vendors to provide 24 hours, seven days a week, support to runaway and homeless youth (RHY) ages 18-24 who are referred  for temporary isolation in designated hotels.  
If interested in receiving a copy of this emergency procurement please email ACCO@dycd.nyc.gov.


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.


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.


 

BEACON – Truman High School Reissue Request for Proposals

Release Date: September 12, 2019
Pre-proposal Conference: September 19, 2019 at 3:00PM
Pre-proposal location:  2 Lafayette Street, 14th Floor, New York, NY 10007
EPIN: 26019I0009

Proposal Due Date is: October 18, 2019 at 2:00PM in the HHS Accelerator System

The Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) is excited to release the Beacon- Truman High School Reissue Request for Proposal (RFP).  Through this RFP, DYCD will award one contract to a qualified nonprofit organization to operate a Beacon Community Center program at the Harry S. Truman High School located at 750 Baychester Ave, Bronx, NY 10475 (Beacon). Beacon Community Center programs (Beacons) serve youth from Kindergarten through age 21 as well as adults aged 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. For all participants, especially youth, Beacons offer a safe place to engage in recreational activities, discover new interests, acquire skills, and find opportunities to contribute to the community, guided and supported by program staff.

If you have questions about this solicitation please send an email to rfpquestions@dycd.nyc.gov by October 9, 2019.  Please be sure to indicate “Beacon Truman RFP” 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 Beacon Truman High School Reissue RFP Pre -Proposal Conferences (PPC) attendance sheets, and Transcripts, from the PPC which was held on September 19th, 2019.

 


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