2018 Gender-based Violence Survivor Services RFP

The City of Seattle Human Services Department (HSD), Mayor's Office on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (MODVSA) is seeking applications from agencies interested in providing survivor-centered, gender-based violence (domestic violence, sexual assault and/or commercial sexual exploitation) supportive services.

The purpose of this RFP is to establish a Seattle-based coordinated regional network of services under the umbrella of gender-based violence (GBV) for survivors of interpersonal violence including domestic violence (DV), sexual assault (SA), and commercial sexual exploitation (CSE). The activities funded through this RFP are intended to strengthen and enhance a coordinated network of GBV services and referral system for a seamless and culturally relevant regional response that intervenes in and prevents ongoing GBV.

Applicants may choose to apply for one, two, or all three of the following service strategies:

  1. Mobile Flexible Advocacy (MFA)
  2. Shelter/Housing
  3. Therapeutic Services

Approximately $6,433,578 is available through this RFP. HSD intends to fund between 30 to 40 proposals. While it is the City's intention to renew agreements resulting from this funding opportunity on an annual basis through the 2022 program year, future funding will be contingent upon performance and funding availability. 

Initial awards will be made for the period of January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019.

*Please contact RFP Coordinator for accommodation requests: Jenn Ozawa at Jenn.Ozawa@seattle.gov.