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Request for Qualifications

Agency: Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS)
Procurement Number: HHS0000018 (previously 530-18-0009)
Procurement Name: Psychiatric Services
Program Name: Child Protective Services
Release Date: July 12, 2017
Closing Date: August 31, 2022

Executive Summary

The State of Texas, by and through the Texas 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 Psychiatric services in accordance with the specifications contained in and referenced by Request for Qualifications (RFQ) Number HHS0000018.

DFPS seeks to Contract with qualified providers to assist CPS in achieving program purpose and objectives. DFPS does not guarantee any minimum level of utilization or specific number of referrals. Utilization rate will vary according to the needs of staff, individual client needs and regional allocations. The final decision for use, partial use, and non-use of these professional services lies within the authority of DFPS.