May 22, 2017

Request For Prospoals January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018 Announced

Luzerne-Wyoming Counties Mental Health and Developmental Services Announces
Luzerne-Wyoming Counties Mental Health and Developmental Services (MHDS) invite qualified agencies and individuals to submit a proposal(s) to provide services for the term January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018.  Services are as follows:


Administrative Management; Answering Services; Assertive Community Treatment Team; Base Service Unit; Blended Case Management; CCRS/POMS Enterprise Initiative Consultation Services; Community (Supported) Employment Services; Community Residential Rehabilitation Services; Crisis Services; Drop-in Centers in Luzerne-Wyoming Counties; Emergency Services; Facility Based Vocational Rehabilitation Services; Family Based Mental Health Services; Family/Consumer Directed Self-Help and Advocacy Services; Fire Setter Program; Forensic Assertive Community Treatment Team; Functional Family Therapy Services; Initial Assessment by Clinician at Intake (Mental Health); Inpatient Psychiatric Services; Intensive Supportive Housing; Master Leasing Program; Mental Health Court Coordinator; Mental Health Delegate Services; Multisystemic Therapy (MST); Outpatient Mental Health Services; Partial Hospitalization Services; Peer Counselor Services; Peer Specialist Services (Certified); Personal Care Home Services in Wilkes-Barre and Hazleton; Psychiatric Rehabilitation  Services; Representative Payee Services; Respite Services for Children and Adolescents; Sexual Offenders Program; Student Assistance Program; Supported Housing Services; Transportation Services; Warmline.


Advanced Supported Employment; Behavioral Support Services; Benefits Counseling; Community Home; Community Participation Supports (replaces Prevocational Service and Licensed Day Habilitation); Community Residential Rehabilitation (CRR) Services for the Mentally Ill; Early Intervention Services; Education Support Services; Family Aide (In-Home Respite Less than 16 hours per day); Financial Management Service Organization (Agency with Choice); Guardianship Services/Power of Attorney; Incident Management Services; Independent Monitoring for Quality(IM4Q) ; In-Home and Community Supports – Unlicensed (Formerly Home and Community Habilitation); Interpreter Services – Spanish and Deaf and Hard of Hearing; Life Sharing; Provider Monitoring Process (New Terminology, Quality Assurance and Improvement QA&I); Psychological Services; Residential Placement (Prader-Willi); Respite Care: Day (16 hours or more, In and Out of Home for both Children and Adults); Shift Nursing; Small Group Employment (Replaces Transitional Work Services); Supported Employment (Job Finding/Job Support Services); Supported Living; Transportation Service.

An optional Pre-Bidders’ Conference will be held on Friday, June 9, 2016 at 9 a.m. at Luzerne-Wyoming Counties Mental Health and Developmental Services, 111 North Pennsylvania Avenue, Wilkes-Barre, PA, Second Floor Conference Rooms. Guidelines may be obtained below or through the Luzerne County’s web site at  All proposals are due by 4 p.m., Friday, June 30, 2017 and should be forwarded to Luzerne County Purchasing Department, c/o Mark Zulkoski, Purchasing Director, 20 North Pennsylvania Avenue, Wilkes-Barre, Pa 18711 and marked “Sealed Proposals-Do Not Open”  RFP: MHDS

By Order of C. David Pedri, Luzerne County Manager

Request for Proposal (RFP) Guidelines
Mental Health (MH) Service Definitions
Developmental Services (DS) Service Definitions