Congregate Meals for Older Adults RFP

  The Aging and Disability Services Division of the City of Seattle Human Services Department (HSD) is accepting applications from agencies interested in providing congregate meals for older adults. This Request for Proposal (RFP) is open to any legally constituted entities that meet the minimum eligibility requirements. The congregate meal program provides culturally appropriate nutritious meals, opportunities for social engagement, and access to other services and health promotion related activities. Approximately $2,140,062 is available through this RFP.

  HSD intends to fund a maximum of 15 proposals. Initial awards will be made for the period of January 1, 2018-December 31, 2018.  While it is the City's intention to renew agreements resulting from this RFP on an annual basis through the 2021 program year, future funding will be contingent upon performance and funding availability.  The City of Seattle Human Services Department seeks to contract with a diverse group of providers to help ensure that HSD's Congregate Meal Program investments promote healthy aging and lifestyle as indicated by older adults experience stable health and can age in place.   Timeline:  

*Information Session 1 Wednesday, April 19, 2017 Renton Highlands Library 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm 2801 NE 10th St, Renton, WA 98056
*Information Session 2 Thursday, April 20, 2017 Bellevue City Hall, Council Chambers 10:00 am - 12:30 pm 450 110th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA 98009
*Help Session 1 Tuesday, April 25, 2017 Valley View Library 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm 17850 Military Rd S, SeaTac, WA 98188
*Help Session 2 Monday, May 1, 2017 Bellevue Library 9:30 am - 1:00 pm 1111 110th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA 98004
Last Day to Submit Questions Thursday, May 11, 2017 by 12:00 p.m.
Application Deadline Wednesday, May 24, 2017 by 12:00 p.m.