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REQUEST FOR LETTERS OF INTENT TO BID
Aging & Adult Care of Central Washington (AACCW) is accepting letters of intent to bid for Aging Network Chore (ANC) services offered primarily to those age 60+ or others meeting specific criteria for ANC services. Services must include all 6 counties (Adams, Chelan, Douglas, Grant, Lincoln, and Okanogan Counties, excluding the Colville Reservation). The services are provided on a temporary basis to clients residing in their own homes to prevent unnecessary institutionalization and to protect clients from unsafe or unhealthy conditions. Clients must need help with at least one personal care task, including: ambulation, bathing, body care, dressing, eating, positioning, self-medication, toileting, transferring. Clients can also receive assistance with household tasks such as: essential shopping, housework, laundry, meal preparation, travel to medical services, wood supply. Initial contract 1/1/22-12/31/22. Services provided 1/1/20 -12/31/20 were approximately 7,300 hrs. Additional funding and hours will be subject to availability. Contracts will be reimbursed on a unit rate basis and are renewable annually for up to 3 additional 1-year periods. Up to two (2) contractors will be awarded this bid.
The maximum negotiable reimbursement rate will remain at the state-published rate for services, plus the state-published rate for Agency Worker Health Insurance (AWHI) and Caregiver Training Tuition (CGT) Reimbursement. Monthly & quarterly reports with support documentation required. Workers must receive Basic Health insurance or private market health insurance, orientation/safety training & required caregiver training.
Formal Letters of Intent to Bid must be received by 4:00 p.m. on September 30, 2021, at AACCW, Attn: Meagan Williams, 270 9th St. NE, Ste 100, E. Wenatchee, WA 98802. Emails will be accepted at firstname.lastname@example.org. Only agencies responding with a Letter of Intent to Bid will be allowed to compete in the procurement process.
Minority & women-owned businesses encouraged to apply. Successful bidder must abide by WA State EEO policies. For more information, please contact Meagan Williams at (509) 886-0700, ext. 208, or toll free at (800) 572-4459, ext. 208.