Developmental Disabilities

Request for Proposals - Developmental Disabilities

Lewis County Public Health & Social Services (LCPHSS) announced today that it is accepting Requests for Proposals (RFP) from qualified applicants for community projects that provide support for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.

A total of $75,000.00 is available to be awarded over the July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022 contract period. Historically, funds from this source have been awarded to multiple programs in smaller amounts that collectively total $75,000.

Successful proposals will clearly state the purpose, goals, and expected outcomes of the proposed project, detail specific activities that will be completed to achieve the outcomes, and show the applicant’s relevant capabilities and experience. Additional requirements can be found in the complete Request for Proposals document at:

https://lewiscountywa.gov/publichealth/developmental-disabilities. Direct any questions to sara.sons@lewiscountywa.gov.

Proposals must be submitted electronically to sara.sons@lewiscountywa.gov no later than 4pm Monday, April 19, 2021. APPLICATION

Request for Qualifications - Child Development Services

Lewis County Public Health & Social Services (LCPHSS) announced today that it is accepting Requests for Qualifications (RFQs) in order to evaluate and identify Early Intervention providers to add to the LCPHSS Child Development Services Qualified Provider List.

Successful applicants will clearly describe the skills and capacity their agency has to provide the proposed services, along with documented history of success. Applicants must document their ability to meet the requirements of Developmental Disabilities Administration Policy 6.13. Additional requirements can be found in the complete Request for Qualifications document at:

https://lewiscountywa.gov/publichealth/developmental-disabilities.

Proposals must be submitted electronically to sara.sons@lewiscountywa.gov no later than 4pm Monday, April 1, 2021.

Application

Request for Qualifications - Developmental Disabilities Employment & Day Services

Lewis County Public Health & Social Services (LCPHSS) maintains an ongoing Request for Qualifications (RFQ) to evaluate and identify providers to be added to the Lewis County Employment and Day Services Qualified Provider List (QPL).

Applicants that qualify to be added to the QPL may be offered a contract(s) to provide certain identified services at a pre-determined cost to the County. An organization may be awarded a contract for some, but not all areas of service it included in its RFQ response if it was not determined to not be qualified in some service areas, or if one or more of those services are not eligible under funding source rules. More

Mission Statement

Lewis County is committed to ensuring a service delivery system for all citizens that maximizes individual potential while promoting choices, opportunities, prosperity, and full participation in all aspects of community life.

Vision

We envision a future where individuals with developmental disabilities:

  • Are fully participatory citizens of Lewis County.
  • Share a common purpose with all the citizens of Lewis County.
  • Gain recognition for what they can contribute.
  • Have the opportunity to live useful, happy lives.

Programs

Lewis County Developmental Disabilities Program coordinates state and county funding for local agencies providing services that include:

  • Birth to three
  • Employment Services
  • Recreation Program

Eligibility

To be eligible for services contracted by Lewis County Developmental Disabilities Program all participants must be eligible and receiving services from the Department of Developmental Disabilities (DDD). For information on eligibility criteria or to apply for services, contact your local DDD office for an eligibility packet to be sent to your home, call (800) 339-8227.

Lewis County DDA Office
3451 Galvin Rd.
Centralia, WA 98531
360-669-2920
www.dshs.wa.gov/ddd

Public Health & Social Services Contact
Sara Sons, Developmental Disabilities County Coordinator
360 NW North St.
Chehalis, WA 98532
Phone: 360-740-1418
Fax: 360-740-1438
sara.sons@lewiscountywa.gov