Human Services

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The Human Services Department is responsible for the management, operation, and coordination of social and supportive services for youth, adults and families. The Department oversees collaborations and partnerships with the faith-based community and not-for-profit organizations providing community-directed services to families and individuals to assist them in reaching self-sufficiency. The department also administers federally funded community development and workforce programs and manages the operation of resource centers.  

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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

DAY SERVICES CENTER FOR PEOPLE EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS

ELIGIBLE PROPOSERS: This Request for Proposals is limited to Savannah-Chatham County Continuum of Care (CoC) agencies and/or partner agencies providing shelter services to individuals and families experiencing homelessness in the city limits of Savannah, Georgia. Agencies with demonstrated experience in emergency shelters and advocacy activities are encouraged to respond to this Day Services Center for People  Experiencing Homelessness Request for Proposals (RFP).

SCOPE OF SERVICES: The City of Savannah seeks to establish an agreement with a Provider to operate a Homelessness Day Services Center to provide respite and supportive services to individuals experiencing homelessness in Savannah, Georgia. Services shall be geared toward meeting the basic daytime needs of participants who are currently experiencing homelessness such as food, clothing, hygiene necessities, and shelter from weather conditions. Additionally, access to supportive services shall be provided to address the underlying causes of homelessness.

The provider shall facilitate partnerships and collaborations to ensure that Day Center services are coordinated with other services provided throughout the Continuum of Care and to ensure the City’s investment is used to leverage additional investments by public and private organizations to in order to sustain the proposed program long-term. The Provider must be able to demonstrate direct and coordinated links to community partners.

SUBMISSION OF PROPOSALS: Proposals must be submitted electronically to the City of Savannah, Human Services Department, no later than 5:00 p.m., June 30, 2022 at: grants@savannahga.gov. Late proposals will not be accepted. 

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STREET OUTREACH FOR PEOPLE EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS

ELIGIBLE PROPOSERS: The Request for Proposals is limited to Savannah-Chatham County Continuum of Care (CoC) agencies and/or partner agencies providing services to individuals and families experiencing homelessness in the city limits of Savannah, Georgia. Agencies with demonstrated experience in street outreach and working with unsheltered individuals to facilitate connections to housing systems, homelessness services, public benefits, physical and mental health care, and other mainstream resources are encouraged to respond to this Street Outreach Request for Proposals.

SCOPE OF SERVICES: The City of Savannah seeks to establish an agreement with a Provider to offer a Street Outreach program, targeting individuals and families experiencing homelessness in Savannah, Georgia. The goal of the Street Outreach program is to expand the points of access to services for people experiencing homelessness and provide transportation services needed to increase the health, safety, and quality of life of these individuals and families. The program must include use of an assessment tool to determine individual and family needs to facilitate referrals and connection to services and transportation to and from services.

SUBMISSION OF PROPOSALS: All proposals must be submitted in accordance with the instructions contained in this Request for Proposals.  All requested information must be included at the time the proposal is submitted. Proposals must be submitted electronically to the City of Savannah, Human Services Department, no later than 5:00 p.m., June 30, 2022 at: grants@savannahga.gov.  Late proposals will not be accepted.

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