Information due: August 23, 2019
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DHS is seeking proposals from qualified responders to provide housing with supports for adults with serious mental illness grant program (HSASMI).
DHS, through its Behavioral Health Division, is seeking proposals from qualified responders to to provide supportive services for persons with serious mental illness who are homeless, long term homeless, or exiting institutions who have complex needs and face high barriers to obtaining and maintaining housing. Services provided will assist persons to transition to and sustain permanent supportive housing which meets the PSH evidence-based practice fidelity standards.
Qualified responders are Minnesota counties and tribes, behavioral health service providers, and other social service agencies with expertise serving the proposed target population(s), including expertise serving underserved or disparately impacted populations. Respondents must assure clinical supervision of services by a qualified mental health professional. Awards will be made in amounts no greater than $300,000. Approximately $4.9 million is expected to be available for the biennium; however, the final amount of available funding is contingent upon legislative approval. Nothing herein commits STATE to execute grant contracts in any amount as a result of this RFP.
The term of any resulting contract is anticipated to be for 22 months, from September 2019 until June 2021, with the option for up to a total of five years.
Long-term services and supports
Serious mental illness