Request for Proposals and Related Solicitation Documents

The County of Santa Cruz, Human Services Department administers several local, state, and federally funded programs.  These programs frequently require services from qualified contractors, vendors, and community based organizations.

Kinship Support Services

Request for Proposal #2018HSD05

Opens August 7, 2018 and closes at 5:00 p.m. on September 7, 2018.

The Family and Children’s Services (FCS) Division of the County of Santa Cruz Human Services Department (HSD) invites proposals from qualified practitioners for Kinship Support Services for kinship caregivers, which includes relatives and non-relative extended family members (NREFM), and children they are caring for who are involved in the Santa Cruz County child welfare system. As a result of this Request for Proposals (RFP), the initial contract will be for the term of November 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019 in the amount of $107,000. Subsequently, a twelve (12) month contract will be awarded for $160,000 with annual renewal up to three years dependent upon satisfactory contractor performance and contingent upon available budget and Board of Supervisors approval.

Submit proposals no later than 3:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time (PST) on September 7, 2018 to:

County of Santa Cruz Human Services Department
Centralized Contracting Unit, RFP #2018HSD05
1000 Emeline Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Contact Information

  1. Beth Landes, Departmental Administrative Analyst at or
  2. Sherra Clinton, Contract Manager at

Kinship RFP August 7, 2018

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