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Please find below all public notices pertaining to the Department of Children and Families.

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Monthly Foster and Subsidy Checks

DCF recently switched from manual paper checks to a Direct Deposit/Debit Card payment method so that you can receive your subsidy and board payments in a secure and reliable fashion.

DCF Payment Center Information 

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Requests for Proposal, Information and/or Qualifications

See the section below where you can download standard documents relating to RFP/RFI/RFQs.

 

Title

Related Information

Closing Date

Call for Participation for Evidence-Based Practice Blueprint: Provider Workshops 

Provider Workshop Application Form

Please submit responses to DCFASKRFP@dcf.state.nj.us. In email subject line please enter: EBP Blueprint Call for Participation.

Responses received after 12:00 PM EST on September 9, 2016 will not be considered for participation.

Organizations interested in participating must complete the form provided. 

Completed forms are due September 9, 2016 at 12:00 PM.

Request for Qualifications for Respite Services for Youth with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

Questions shall be accepted and must be addressed to dcfaskrfp@dcf.state.nj.us by August 22, 2016 at 12:00 pm.

There will be no Bidders Conference for this RFQ.


 

Authorized Organization Representative (AOR) Form 

Employee Information Report  - (Instructions for Completing the Employee Information Report)

Vendor Certification and Political Contribution Disclosure Form - (Information and Instructions on filling out form)

Disclosure of Investigations

Disclosure of Investment Activities in Iran  

Ownership Disclosure Form

Source Disclosure Certification 

Bids are due September 30, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Request for Proposals for 2016 Safe in Place Initiative: Generator Program 

Exhibit C 

Exhibit D 

 

Questions shall be accepted and must be addressed to dcfaskrfp@dcf.state.nj.us by August 26, 2016.

There will be no Bidders Conference for this RFP.


 

Authorized Organization Representative (AOR) Form 

Employee Information Report  - (Instructions for Completing the Employee Information Report)

Vendor Certification and Political Contribution Disclosure Form - (Information and Instructions on filling out form)

Disclosure of Investigations

Disclosure of Investment Activities in Iran  

Ownership Disclosure Form

Source Disclosure Certification 

Bids are due September 20, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Request for Proposals for Residential Treatment Services (RTS) Intensity of Services (IOS) (Total Of 250 Beds)

Exhibit C 

Exhibit D 

Exhibit E - Part A 
Exhibit E - Part B 
Exhibit E - Part C 

Questions and Answers 


 

Authorized Organization Representative (AOR) Form 

Employee Information Report  - (Instructions for Completing the Employee Information Report)

Vendor Certification and Political Contribution Disclosure Form - (Information and Instructions on filling out form)

Disclosure of Investigations

Disclosure of Investment Activities in Iran  

Ownership Disclosure Form

Source Disclosure Certification 

Bids are due September 13, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Request for Proposals for Residential Detoxification Substance Use Disorder Treatment Services- 4 Beds

LM General PowerPoint 

DCF Logic Model Template 

Questions and Answers 

Residential Detoxification and Short-Term Residential Bidders Conference PowerPoint 

CPSAI 

SUD Provider 


 

Authorized Organization Representative (AOR) Form 

Employee Information Report  - (Instructions for Completing the Employee Information Report)

Vendor Certification and Political Contribution Disclosure Form - (Information and Instructions on filling out form)

Disclosure of Investigations

Disclosure of Investment Activities in Iran  

Ownership Disclosure Form

Source Disclosure Certification 

Bids are due September 23, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Request for Proposals for Short Term- Residential Substance Use Disorder Treatment Services- 8 Beds

LM General PowerPoint 

DCF Logic Model Template 

 

Questions and Answers  

Residential Detoxification and Short-Term Residential Bidders Conference PowerPoint 

CPSAI 

SUD Provider 

 


 

Authorized Organization Representative (AOR) Form 

Employee Information Report  - (Instructions for Completing the Employee Information Report)

Vendor Certification and Political Contribution Disclosure Form - (Information and Instructions on filling out form)

Disclosure of Investigations

Disclosure of Investment Activities in Iran  

Ownership Disclosure Form

Source Disclosure Certification 

Bids are due September 23, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Request for Information Regarding The Provision of Family Preservation Services for Child-Welfare Involved Families 

Family Preservation Services Response

Please submit responses to DCFASKRFP@dcf.state.nj.us  In email subject line please enter: RFI FPS.

Responses received after 5:00 PM EST on August 31, 2016 may not be considered in our current planning process.

Responses to this request are due:  August 31, 2016 at 12:00PM
Request for Proposals for Crisis Stabilization and Assessment Services for Youth with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities for Youth Ages 11 through 15 Years 5 beds for Central Region 5 Beds for Southern Region    

Exhibit C  

OOH Program Staffing Summary Report 

Questions and Answers 


 

Authorized Organization Representative (AOR) Form 

Employee Information Report  - (Instructions for Completing the Employee Information Report)

Vendor Certification and Political Contribution Disclosure Form - (Information and Instructions on filling out form)

Disclosure of Investigations

Disclosure of Investment Activities in Iran  

Ownership Disclosure Form

Source Disclosure Certification 

MacBride Principles Form

Bids are due:  August 30, 2016 at 12:00PM

Request for Proposals for NJ School Based Youth Services Program- Middle School Essex County

Budget Tool In Excel 

Resilience Tool

Questions and Answers 

Bidders Conference PowerPoint  


Authorized Organization Representative (AOR) Form
 
Employee Information Report  - (Instructions for Completing the Employee Information Report)

Vendor Certification and Political Contribution Disclosure Form - (Information and Instructions on filling out form)

Disclosure of Investigations

Disclosure of Investment Activities in Iran  

Ownership Disclosure Form

Source Disclosure Certification 

MacBride Principles Form

Bids are due July 22, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Request for Proposals for Keeping Families Together Pilot Program in Camden County-Funding up to $640,000 and up to 25 Project-Based Housing Choice Vouchers

Questions and Answers

 


Authorized Organization Representative (AOR) Form
 
Employee Information Report  - (Instructions for Completing the Employee Information Report)

Vendor Certification and Political Contribution Disclosure Form - (Information and Instructions on filling out form)

Disclosure of Investigations

Disclosure of Investment Activities in Iran  

Ownership Disclosure Form

Source Disclosure Certification 

MacBride Principles Form
Bids are due August 31, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Request for Proposals for Licensable Long Term Residential Substance Abuse Treatment Services for Women with Dependent Children in One or More of the Following Counties 

Atlantic
Camden
Cape May
Cumberland
Gloucester
Salem

Annex A - Long-Term Residential Mothers and Children 

DCF Logic Model Template

Logic Model General PowerPoint

Questions and Answers (Initial Q&A)

Questions and Answers


 

Authorized Organization Representative (AOR) Form 

Employee Information Report  - (Instructions for Completing the Employee Information Report)

Vendor Certification and Political Contribution Disclosure Form - (Information and Instructions on filling out form)

Disclosure of Investigations

Disclosure of Investment Activities in Iran  

Ownership Disclosure Form

Source Disclosure Certification 

MacBride Principles Form

Bids are due by August 10, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Request for Proposals for Essex County Domestic Violence residential and Non-Residential Services- Licensed Capacity of at least 51 Adult Victims and Dependent Children (combined) 

Budget Tool In Excel 

New Jersey DCF Budget Form 

Payroll Cost 

Bidder's Conference PowerPoint 

DCF Funded Positions

Questions and Answers  


 

Authorized Organization Representative (AOR) Form 

Employee Information Report  - (Instructions for Completing the Employee Information Report)

Vendor Certification and Political Contribution Disclosure Form - (Information and Instructions on filling out form)

Disclosure of Investigations

Disclosure of Investment Activities in Iran  

Ownership Disclosure Form

Source Disclosure Certification 

MacBride Principles Form

Bids are due by June 8, 2016 at 12:00 PM
Request for Proposals for Trauma Treatment and Supportive Services for Child Victims of Domestic Violence in Two Pilot Counties: Morris and Somerset

Questions and Answers  


 

Authorized Organization Representative (AOR) Form 

Employee Information Report  - (Instructions for Completing the Employee Information Report)

Vendor Certification and Political Contribution Disclosure Form - (Information and Instructions on filling out form)

Disclosure of Investigations

Disclosure of Investment Activities in Iran  

Ownership Disclosure Form

Source Disclosure Certification 

MacBride Principles Form

Bids are due by June 28, 2016 at 12:00 PM
Request for Proposals for Residential Treatment Services (RTC) Intensity of Services (IOS) For Youth with Co-Occurring Mental Health and Intellectual / Developmental Diagnoses One Cluster of Three 5-Bed Program (Total of 15 Beds)  

OOH Program Staffing Summary Report  

OOH Bi-Weekly Status Update  

Exhibit C 

Questions and Answers 


 

Authorized Organization Representative (AOR) Form 

Employee Information Report  - (Instructions for Completing the Employee Information Report)

Vendor Certification and Political Contribution Disclosure Form - (Information and Instructions on filling out form)

Disclosure of Investigations

Disclosure of Investment Activities in Iran  

Ownership Disclosure Form

Source Disclosure Certification 

MacBride Principles Form

Bids are due by June 9, 2016 at 12:00 PM
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Standard Documents for RFPs

Submitting Requests for Proposal Electronically PowerPoint (pdf) 
Registration for the Authorized Organization Representative (AOR) Form 

Bidders Frequently Asked Questions
Tips for RFP Applicants
Training and Technical Assistance Information
Proposal Cover Sheet
General and Administrative Cost
Addendum to Individual Provider Contract
Statement of Assurance
Certification Regarding Debarment, Suspension, Ineligibility and Voluntary Exclusion Lower Tier Covered Transactions
LM General PowerPoint 
DCF Logic Model Template 



ADDITIONAL CONTRACT FORMS CAN BE FOUND HERE.

 

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Funding Opportunities

See the section below where you can download standard documents relating to funding and federal grant opportunities.

Title

Related Information

Federal Applications Due Date

Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program-US Department of Housing and Urban Development, Community Planning and Development

MOU from DCF- If you have a request please provide general information about your proposal and a draft MOU by October 20, 2016 to:

dcfaskrfp@dcf.state.nj.us

Dear Stakeholders, DCF is aware of the exciting funding announcement below!  Please be advised that DCF cannot apply for these funds, the CoCs will need to apply. DCF’s role in this announcement is copied below. The CoC must include the state or local PCWA (Public Child Welfare Agency) as a CoC member and must confer with the PCWA concerning the development of the community’s application for the YHDP and the details herein. The PCWA is the governmental entity that has care, custody and responsibility for children in foster care and is responsible for the provision of services and support to youth who have left foster care after age 18 to age 21. The CoC must attach verification of the applicable state or local PCWA’s membership in the CoC via a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the agency and the CoC that outlines the PCWA’s commitment to and participation in the YHDP. As applicable, the MOU or letter of support should include a list of the child welfare service providers under contract with the PCWA and their commitment and participation in the YHDP.

Requests for MOU by October 20, 2016 with information about your proposal to: dcfaskrfp@dcf.state.nj.us

Federal application due November 30, 2016

Administration on Children, Youth and Families

Transitional Living Program Special Population Demonstration Project: LGBTQ Runaway and Homeless Youth and Young Adults Who Have Left Foster Care After Age 18 

View Web Link

If applying, you can request a letter of support or Letter of Commitment at dcfaskrfp@dcf.state.nj.us

Please provide your request by no later than July 14, 2016 for consideration. Include as much detail as possible about the role you wish DCF to be a part of in your plan. 

Due August 1, 2016

Administration on Children, Youth and Families

Grants to Address Trafficking within the Child Welfare Population 

If applying, you can request a letter of support or Letter of Commitment at dcfaskrfp@dcf.state.nj.us

Please provide your request by no later than June 27, 2016 for consideration. Include as much detail as possible about the role you wish DCF to be a part of in your plan.

Due July 11, 2016

Notice of Grant Opportunity - Intent to Issue Request for Proposals 2016 Youth Supported Housing Three 10 Bed Programs in Atlantic, Hudson and Middlesex Counties

Please direct all questions or comments to dcfaskrfp@dcf.state.nj.us

TBD

Notice of Weyerhaeuser Grant –Support for Children Affected by Domestic Violence If applying, you can request a letter of support or Letter of Commitment at dcfaskrfp@dcf.state.nj.us April1, 2015- Letters of Inquiry-Invited Proposals- August 1, 2016

 

 

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Rule Proposals

Category

Rule

Posted

Title

Submit Comments By:

Proposed Readoption with Amendments N.J.A.C. 10:75 July 18, 2016 Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility Services for Individuals Under Age 21 September 18, 2016
Proposed Readoption N.J.A.C. 10:127 May 2, 2016 Manual of Standards for Residential Child Care Facilities July 1, 2016

 

 

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Regulations
Regulation
PDF File
N.J.A.C. 10:11  Instructional Staff NJAC 10_11.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:120A  Dispute Resolution NJAC 10_120A.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:121  Adoptions NJAC 10_121.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:121A  Manual of Requirements for Adoption Agencies NJAC 10_121A.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:121C  Requirements for CP&P Adoptions NJAC 10_121C.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:122  Manual of Requirements for Child Care Centers NJAC 10_122.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:122A  AFDC Foster Care Plan NJAC 10_122A.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:122B  Resource Care NJAC 10_122B.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:122C  Manual of Requirements for Resource Family Parents NJAC 10_122C.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:122D  Services for Children in Out-of-Home Placement NJAC 10_122D.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:122E  Removal of Children in Placement From Resource Family Homes NJAC 10_122E.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:124  Manual of Standards for Children's Shelter Facilities and Homes NJAC 10_124.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:126  Manual of Requirements for Family Child Care Registration NJAC 10_126.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:126A  Division Utilization of Family Child Care Providers NJAC 10_126A.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:127  Manual of Requirements for Residential Child Care Facilities NJAC 10_127.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:128  Manual of Requirements for Children's Group Homes NJAC 10_128.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:129  Child Protection Investigations NJAC 10_129.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:130  Standards for Shelters for Victims of Domestic Violence NJAC 10_130.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:131  Adoption Assistance and Child Welfare Act of 1980 Requirements NJAC 10_131.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:132  Court Actions and Procedures NJAC 10_132.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:132A  Legal Guardianship NJAC 10_132A.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:133  Service Delivery General Provisions NJAC 10_133.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:133D  Case Management NJAC 10_133D.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:133E  Services NJAC 10_133E.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:133G  Client information NJAC 10_133G.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:133H  General Placement Provisions NJAC 10_133H.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:133J  Termination of Parental Rights NJAC 10_133J.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:133K  New Jersey Safe Haven infant Protection Act Procedures and Requirements NJAC 10_133K.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:191  Children's Partial Care Programs NJAC 10_191.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:196  Determination of Eligibility for Functional Services From The Division of Children's System of Care NJAC 10_196.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:37H  Youth Case Management Services NJAC 10_37H.pdf
N.J.A.C. 5:60  Displaced Homemaker Programs NJAC 5_60.pdf
N.J.A.C. 5:61  Address Confidentiality Program NJAC 5_61.pdf
N.J.A.C. 5:62  Women's Micro-Business Program NJAC 5_62.pdf

 

 

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Notice to Providers Regarding Fraud Prevention

Sandy Fraud Prevention and Notice (PDF)

 

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Proposed Amendment to New Jersey Medicaid State Plan for Health Home Services in Mercer County

Click HERE for public notice regarding proposed amendment to New Jersey Medicaid State Plan for health home services in Mercer County.

 

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Division on Women Safety and Accountability Pilot Program

Domestic violence victims spend months juggling court dates, attorney meetings, counseling, medical appointments, housing, child care, work, and more while trying to keep themselves and their family safe.

The New Jersey Division on Women's Safety and Accountability Initiative aims to create a streamlined process that provides one holistic coordinated response for victims and survivors, ensuring their safety and holding offenders accountable.   

The Division on Women at the Department of Children and Families seeks dedicated partners, stakeholders, and community members to join us in this transformative project. It is a big and bold undertaking that needs your expertise and support.

Please join us by applying to the Safety and Accountability Pilot Program (click HERE for application).  The application can be electronically submitted.  Click “enable editing”, and complete the entire form, including the commitment page.  The application deadline is Wednesday, February 24th at 12:00pm. The application packet includes detailed instructions.  

Please save the following dates for upcoming mandatory trainings at the DCF Professional Center in New Brunswick:

  1. March 30, 2016 for the DOW Capacity Building Training
  2. May 18, 2016 and May 19, 2016 for the Praxis International Community Assessment Training

To help you complete your application, we have attached additional resources.  You can find completed assessments here: http://www.praxisinternational.org/iata_audit_reports.aspx 

Please do not hesitate to reach out to us with any questions or comments.  Contact Ulana Tatunchak at (609) 888-7582 or ulana.tatunchak@dcf.state.nj.us.  We look forward to hearing from you and working with you on this groundbreaking project.

 

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