NYSOMH: RFP for Recovery Center and Peer Workforce Support

NYSOMH: Recovery Center and Peer Workforce Support Request for Proposals (RFP)

The New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) is issuing a Request for Proposal (RFP) to invite interested bidders to submit proposals to serve as a contractor to support Recovery Centers and the Peer Workforce. The program will enhance peer-run organizations’ operational capacity and organizational health. The support strategies provided will also directly assist peer run organizations in their transformation to Recovery Centers. The strategies include but are not limited to: training peer staff to work in or operate Recovery Centers, and aiding OMH in preparing peer staff to work in a variety of Medicaid-funded environments by operating the “Academy of Peer Services”, on behalf of OMH. The Academy of Peer Services is part of NYS’ Peer Accreditation process. The selected contractor will employ a variety of mechanisms, including the development of curricula, use of online learning systems and learning communities.


The following documents are attached:






You can also download these documents from:  http://www.omh.ny.gov/omhweb/rfp/2015/recovery/


Key Events/Timeline

Key Event Anticipated Date

1. RFP Released 1-15-16

2. Questions Due 1-29-16

3. Questions and Answers Posted on Website 2-12-16

4. Proposals Due 2-26-16

5. Anticipated Award Notification 3-18-16

6. Anticipated Contract Start Date 4-1-16


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