Agency: Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS)
Procurement Number: HHS0000017 (previously 530-18-0008)
Procurement Name: Out of State Courtesy Services
Program Name: Child Protective Services
Release Date: July 11, 2017
Closing Date: August 31, 2022
The State of Texas, by and through the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC), Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS or the Department), and pursuant to its authority under Texas Human Resources Code §40.058, seeks to enter into contracts under its Child Protective Services (CPS) program for the provision of out of state Courtesy Supervision for children placed in Residential Treatment Centers (RTCs) located outside of Texas in accordance with the specifications contained in and referenced by Open Enrollment Number HHS0000017.
Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS or the Department) seeks to purchase out of state Courtesy Supervision services in order to meet policy requirements for having monthly face-to-face visits with child(ren) placed by Texas in the Residential Treatment Center (RTC or Facility) identified in Section 5 of Form 2280PEN Application and Contract. More frequent face-to-face or other contact (such as by phone) may be determined on a case-by-case basis to ensure the safety, permanency, and well-being of the child and to promote achievement of case goals.