RFP/RFI/RFLI

Behavioral Health Transitional Support Pilot Program (BHTSP)

Effective December 4, 2022, the Spokane Regional Behavioral Health (Administrative Services Organization) (SCRBH (ASO)) is releasing a Request for Proposal (RFP) to establish a Behavioral Health Transitional Support Pilot Program(s) in Spokane County. The purpose and intent of the BHTSP is to provide comprehensive behavioral health transitional support services to Spokane County Individuals experiencing transitional housing challenges due to a mental health or substance use disorder, or identified as necessary to support and enhance behavioral health functioning and promote positive outcomes. The BHTSP RFP is open to providers physically located in Spokane County, currently providing transitional housing services, and are licensed by the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) to provide behavioral health services.

Interested agencies can send inquiries to the SCRBH (ASO) Solicitation Coordinator, Katy Rice, via email to krice@spokanecounty.org by January 2, 2023.

Proposals received after 4:30 p.m. (PST) on January 9, 2023, will be disqualified from consideration under this Solicitation.

BHTSP RFP Documents:

  1. BHTSP RFP
  2. Attachment A - Declaration
  3. Attachment B - BHTSP Budget Worksheet
  4. Attachment C - Narrative Questions


First-Responder Co-Responder Program

Effective October 14, 2022, the Spokane County Regional Behavioral Health (Administrative Services Organization) (SCRBH) (ASO)) is releasing a Request for Proposal (RFP) to establish a First-Responder Co-Responder Program within the Spokane Regional Service Area (RSA). The Co-Responder Program will fund a Mental Health Professional (MHP) position to be housed within a First Responder agency to provide immediate intervention and stabilization services to Individuals struggling with behavioral health conditions. First Responder agencies include: Law Enforcement, Fire Departments, and Emergency Medical Service (EMS)/Paramedic Departments. The goal of the Co-Responder Program is to divert Individuals from behavioral health crisis situations, as well as the criminal legal system, through the partnership of First Responders and MHPs. This opportunity will be available to a single First Responder agency within the Spokane RSA. The Spokane RSA includes: Adams, Ferry, Lincoln, Pend Oreille, Spokane, and Stevens Counties. The selected Contractor shall only provide services within the county they are designated to serve and identified in the program.

Interested agencies can send inquiries to the SCRBH (ASO) Solicitation Coordinator, Katy Rice, via email to krice@spokanecounty.org by November 7, 2022.

Proposals received after 4:30 p.m. (PST) on November 14, 2022, will be disqualified from consideration under this Solicitation.

Co-Responder Program RFP Documents:

  1. Co-Responder RFP
  2. Attachment A - Declaration
  3. Attachment B - Co-Responder RFP Budget Worksheet
  4. Attachment C - Narrative Questions

RFP closed as of end of day Monday, November 14, 2022.


Homeless Outreach, Stabilization, and Transition (HOST) Program

Effective July 15, 2022, a Request for Proposal (RFP) is being released to establish a Homeless Outreach, Stabilization, and Transition (HOST) program to support Individuals experiencing homelessness or the repeated loss of housing who are also experiencing behavioral health challenges in developing and maintaining linkages to critical resources. The goal of HOST is to serve and engage Individuals experiencing acute behavioral health symptoms and other disabling conditions who have experienced barriers in accessing conventional behavioral health and/or physical health services and assist them accessing necessary services to maintain stability and improve their overall quality of life. The HOST model meets people where they are, providing highly tailored services through a whole-person and comprehensive team approach. The HOST Program RFP is open to providers located and able to provide services in Spokane County. A minimum income level is not required to be eligible for this services.

Interested agencies can send inquiries to the Solicitation Coordinator via email to jsthompson@spokanecounty.org by Monday, August 8, 2022.

Proposal received after 4:30 p.m. (PST) on Monday, August 15, 2022, will be disqualified from consideration under this Solicitation.

HOST Program RFP Documents:

  1. HOST RFP
  2. Attachment A - Declaration
  3. Attachment B - HOST RFP Budget Worksheet
  4. Attachment C - Narrative Questions

Q & A - HOST

RFP closed as of end of day Monday, August 15, 2022.


School-Based Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment Pilot Project

Effective July 15, 2022, the Spokane Regional Behavioral Health (Administrative Services Organization) (SCRBH (ASO)) is releasing a Request for Proposal (RFP) to expand a School-Based Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SB-SBIRT) Pilot Project. The SB-SBIRT Pilot Project will provide Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment services to Youth/Adolescents and transitional age Youth (TAY) thirteen (13) to nineteen (19) enrolled and attending a public K-12 educational system. The agency selected shall provide school-based behavioral health screening and treatment services utilizing the evidence-based SB-SBIRT model as a primary intervention to enhance Youth/Adolescents access to behavioral health services, promote recovery and resiliency, identify challenges or needs, and ensure appropriate warm handoff to necessary services, including Behavioral Health Treatment, if appropriate. Lack of healthcare insurance or a minimum income level is not required to be eligible for this service.

Interested agencies can send inquiries to the Solicitation Coordinator via email to jsthompson@spokanecounty.org by Monday, August 8, 2022.

Proposals received after 4:30 p.m. (PST) on Monday, August 15, 2022, will be disqualified from consideration under this Solicitation.

SB-SBIRT RFP Documents:

  1. SB-SBIRT RFP
  2. Attachment A - Declaration
  3. Attachment B - SB-SBIRT RFP Budget Worksheet
  4. Attachment C - Narrative Questions

Q & A - SB-SBIRT

RFP closed as of end of day Monday, August 15, 2022.


Recovery Navigator Program (RNP)

Effective November 19, 2021, the Spokane Regional Behavioral Health (Administrative Services Organization) (SCRBH (ASO)) is re-releasing an RFP to establish a Recovery Navigator Program (RNP) in Adams County. The purpose and intent of the RNP is to provide outreach and engagement services for those who come into contact with Law Enforcement or other First Responders, and offer support and referral to treatment services with the goal of avoiding further interaction with the criminal justice system.

Interested agencies can send inquiries to the Solicitation Coordinator via email to jwatson@spokanecounty.org by December 10, 2021.

Proposals received after 4:30 p.m. (PST) on Friday, December 17, 2021 will be disqualified from consideration under this Solicitation.

Recovery Navigator Program RFP Documents:

  1. Recovery Navigator Program RFP
  2. Attachment A - Declaration
  3. Attachment B - RNP RFP Budget Worksheet
  4. Attachment C - Narrative Questions

Q & A - RNP

RFI closed as of December 17, 2021.


Recovery Navigator Program (RNP) 

Effective October 15, 2021, a Request for Information (RFI) is being released to utilize General State Funds allocated by legislature to establish a Recovery Navigator Program (RNP) in the six (6) county Spokane Regional Service Area (RSA). The purpose and intent of the RNP is to provide outreach and engagement services for those who come into contact with law enforcement or other first responders and offer support and referral to treatment services with the goal of avoiding further interaction with the criminal justice system. The Spokane RSA is comprised of the following six (6) counties; Adams, Ferry, Lincoln, Pend Oreille, Spokane and Stevens Counties.

Interested agencies can send inquiries to the Solicitation Coordinator via email to jwatson@spokanecounty.org by November 1, 2021.

Proposals received after 4:30 p.m. (PST) on Monday, November 8, 2021 will be disqualified from consideration under this Solicitation.

Recovery Navigator Program RFI Documents:

  1. Recovery Navigator Program RFI
  2. Attachment A - Declaration (Word version)
  3. Attachment A - Declaration (PDF version)
  4. Attachment B - RNP RFI Budget Worksheet (Excel version)
  5. Attachment B - RNP RFI Budget Worksheet (PDF version)
  6. Attachment C - RNP RFI Narrative Questions (Excel version)
  7. Attachment C - RNP RFI Narrative Questions (PDF version)

Q & A - RNP

RFI closed as of November 8, 2021.


Community Behavioral Health Rental Assistance (CBRA)

Effective October 1, 2021, a Request for Proposal (RFP) is being released for a second round, to utilize General State Funds allocated by legislature to provide Community Behavioral Health Rental Assistance (CBRA) funding to support adults (and their households) who have a diagnosed behavioral health condition in acquiring and sustaining safe and stable housing. These funds are available to provide CBRA services to the following rural counties within the Spokane Regional Service Area (RSA); Adams and Pend Oreille counties.

Services include locating, paying for, and assisting in maintaining housing for eligible individuals/households. This includes assisting individuals with behavioral health needs in completing housing applications, locating housing, and providing subsidies for housing related costs, within the rural counties of the Spokane RSA.

Any questions related to this Solicitation should be directed to the Solicitation Coordinator via email to jwatson@spokanecounty.org  by 4:30 p.m. (PST) on October 18, 2021. All questions and answers will be posted on this page.

Those interested in contracting for this service, please see the attachments below. All proposals should be electronically submitted to jdjohnson@spokanecounty.org. Proposals received after 4:30 p.m. (PST) on Monday, November 1, 2021 will be disqualified from consideration under this Solicitation.

CBRA Funded Services RFP Documents

  1. CBRA RFP 10.01.2021
  2. Attachment A - Declaration
  3. Attachment B - CBRA RFP Budget Worksheet
  4. Attachment C - CBRA RFP Narrative Questions
  5. CBRA Risk Assessment Survey and Attestation

Q&A - CBRA

RFP closed as of November 1, 2021.


Community Behavioral Health Rental Assistance (CBRA)

Effective August 11, 2021, the Spokane County Regional Behavioral Health (Administrative Services Organization) SCRBH (ASO), a division of the Spokane County Community Services, Housing, and Community Development Department (CSHCD), is releasing a Solicitation to provide Community Behavioral Health Rental Assistance (CBRA) funding to support adults (and their households) who have a diagnosed behavioral health condition in acquiring and sustaining safe and stable housing. The CBRA program provides long-term on bridge rental subsidies for high-risk individuals with behavioral health conditions and their households. The priority population of this funding are those discharging or needing discharge from a psychiatric hospital or other psychiatric inpatient setting. The SCRBH (ASO) is looking for providers within the Spokane Regional Service Area (RSA), to administer the CBRA program for the rural counties including: Adams, Perry, Lincoln, Pend Oreille and Stevens Counties.

Any questions related to this Solicitation should be directed to the Solicitation Coordinator via email to jwatson@spokanecounty.org  by 4:30 p.m. (PST) on August 25, 2021. All questions and answers will be posted on this page.

Those interested in contracting for this service, please see the attachments below. All proposals should be electronically submitted to jdjohnson@spokanecounty.org. Proposals received after 4:30 p.m. (PST) on Monday, September 13, 2021 will be disqualified from consideration under this Solicitation.

CBRA Funded Services RFP Documents

  1.  CBRA RFP 08.11.2021
  2. Attachment A - Declaration
  3. Attachment B - CBRA RFP Budget Worksheet
  4. Attachment C - CBRA RFP Narrative Questions
  5. CBRA Risk Assessment Survey and Attestation

Q&A - CBRA 

RFP closed as of September 13, 2021.


Mental Health Block Grant (MHBG) and Dedicated Marijuana Account (DMA) Funded Services 

Effective May 5, 2021, the Spokane County Regional Behavioral Health (Administrative Services Organization) SCRBH ASO, a division of the Spokane County Community Services, Housing, and Community Development Department (CSHCD), is releasing a Solicitation to provide Mental Health Block Grant (MHBG) and Dedicated Marijuana Account (DMA) funded services for middle and high school age youth in the six (6) county Spokane Regional Service Area (RSA) through a pilot program dedicated to providing Behavioral Health Screening, Brief Intervention, and referral services via a youth text/call line beginning no later than July 1, 2021. The Spokane RSA is comprised of six (6) counties; Adams, Ferry, Lincoln, Pend Oreille, Spokane, and Stevens counties, (five (5) of these counties are considered frontier rural communities that have unique geographical and technological challenges).

Those interested in contracting for this service, please see the attachments below. All proposals should be electronically submitted to jdjohnson@spokanecounty.org. Proposals received after 4:30 p.m. (PST) on Friday, June 4, 2021, will be disqualified from consideration under this Solicitation.

Any questions related to this Solicitation must be directed to the Solicitation Coordinator via email to SCRBHContracts@SpokaneCounty.org by 4:30 p.m. (PST) on Wednesday, May 19, 2021. All questions and answers will be posted on this page.

MHBG and DMA Funded Services RFP Documents

  1. RFP 2021 Youth Behavioral Health Text Line Document
  2. Attachment A - Declaration
  3. Attachment B - RFP Budget Worksheet
  4. Attachment C - Narrative Response

Q&A 2021 - Youth BH Call Text Line (MHBG and DMA)


RFP was closed as of May 19, 2021.



SCRBH Requests for Proposal, Information, and Letters of Interest (RFP/RFI/RFLI)

Substance Abuse Block Grant (SABG) Services

The Spokane County Regional BHASO, a division of the Spokane County Community Services, Housing, and Community Development Department (CSHCD), is releasing a Solicitation to fund SABG Services for youth and adults in the six (6) county Spokane Regional Service Area (RSA) beginning January 1, 2019.

Those interested in contracting for this service, please see the attachments below. Contact information is provided in the RFP document. Proposals received after 4:30 p.m. (PST) on Wednesday, August 15, 2018, will be disqualified from consideration under this Solicitation.

Any questions related to this Solicitation must be submitted in writing to the Solicitation Coordinator, via email, by Wednesday, August 1, 2018. Questions and answers will be posted on the website. This Solicitation was published in the Spokesman Review beginning Sunday, July 1, 2018.

Substance Abuse Block Grant (SABG) Services RFP Documents:
RFP Substance Abuse Block Grant (SABG) Services
RFP Proposed Fee-for-Services Rates
Attachment A - SABG Declaration Form
Attachment B - SABG Narrative Questions
Narrative Scoring Worksheet

RFP was closed as of August 15, 2018.