RFA No. 2022-0009
Targeted Communities – Early Intervention Services
Release Date: April 26, 2022
ELECTRONIC-ONLY PROPOSAL SUBMISSION
Request for Applications:
This Request for Applications (RFA) will be used to select organizations to receive a Provider Agreement (PA) for fiscal years beginning July 1, 2022 (Fiscal Year 2023) through June 30, 2025 (Fiscal Year 2025). Any PA’s awarded via this process are subject to available funding, contractor performance, and program priorities. The New Mexico Early Childhood Education and Care Department (ECECD), Family Infant Toddler (FIT) Program, is seeking responses from agencies and organizations wishing to provide early intervention services in the State of New Mexico.
Under this RFA, ECECD will only fund programs that provide services to the Targeted Communities listed above.
Family Infant Toddler (FIT) Program services are provided to infants and toddlers, birth to age three, who have or are at risk for developmental delays and disabilities and their families. FIT Program services are provided to help promote the child’s development and parental capacity and are provided in accordance with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Part C and state rules for FIT Programs. There are five service categories: Child Find and Public Awareness; Comprehensive Multidisciplinary Evaluations; Family Service Coordination; Early Intervention; and Professional Development. All services provided to children and families must be provided in the family’s preferred language.
Eligible to Apply – Targeted Communities:
ECECD is seeking providers to provide services in the Targeted Counties as follows:
- San Juan
APPLICATION SEQUENCE OF EVENTS:
ECECD will make every effort to adhere to the following schedule. Any Provider Agreement(s) resulting from this RFA will be finalized with the most advantageous Offeror(s) as per the schedule below or as soon as possible thereafter.
These dates are subject to change at the discretion of the Agency Procurement office. Dates indicated in Application Evaluation, Preliminary Awards and Finalize Agreements are estimates only and may be subject to change without necessitating an amendment to the RFA.
|Action||Responsible Party||Due Date|
|Issuance of Application||ECECD||April 26, 2022|
|Deadline to submit Questions||Applicant||May 2, 2022|
|Response to Written Questions||ECECD||May 5, 2022|
|Submission of Application||Applicant||May 17, 2022|
|Application Evaluation||ECECD||May 18, 2022|
|Preliminary Awards/Selection of Finalists||ECECD||June 2, 2022|
|Finalize Agreements||ECECD||July 1, 2022|
Organizations proposing to provide services in the Targeted Communities as part of the FIT Program Provider Network must submit a complete application for this RFA no later than 1:00 PM MDST/MST on the date as indicated in the sequence of events.
Only electronic submissions of applications will be accepted. Responses should be provided in PDF Format. Application submissions will be electronically dated, and time-stamped upon receipt by ECECD.
Applications must be electronically submitted and emailed to the following email address: email@example.com
Questions about this RFA shall be submitted via email to the RFA Administrator, Mario Maes at: firstname.lastname@example.org no later than the date indicated in the Sequence of Events.
Written responses to written questions will be posted on the ECECD website at https://www.nmececd.org/ for the benefit of all applicants on the date as indicated in the sequence of events.