04/16/2019

Special Projects Consultant for Health and Housing Initiative – New England

CSH is seeking a consultant to the New England Team to project manage new initiatives focusing on health and supportive housing for frequent utilizers of systems in need of housing. The consultant will manage overall project flow and implementation to ensure funders’ deliverables are met in a timely manner, through weekly meeting facilitation with key partners, including hospitals and housing providers, as well as stakeholder meetings. The project will culminate with the drafting of a statewide roadmap that reframes the narrative around housing and services and lays the foundation to scale housing and services for all vulnerable populations across Connecticut.

Planned activities:

  • Develop buy-in for a framework and vision among state leadership at the executive and agency level (Approximately 5 hours weekly)
  • Engage state and local agencies and non-traditional partners in understanding the scope and need for supportive housing across the state (Approximately 5 hours weekly)
  • Participate in weekly (or as needed) internal calls and facilitate appropriate follow-up (Approximately 1.5 hours weekly)
  • Attend up to 2 Stakeholder meetings and participate in planning and meeting follow-up discussion (Approximately 5 hours)
  • Assist with the drafting of a statewide roadmap that reframes the narrative around housing and services and lays the foundation to scale housing and services for all vulnerable populations (Approximately 5 hours weekly)

Expected Outcomes, Milestones, and Deliverables:

  • Development of a multi-year plan to expand and align supportive housing across mainstream and non-traditional mainstream systems.
  • Weekly status reports on progress towards deliverables: Must be provided at the time of weekly check-in calls until the conclusion of the project; may be delivered orally or in writing as requested by the Director.
  • Develop with key partner the agendas and meeting materials for stakeholder meetings.
  • Final report and roadmap including recommendations for new partnerships, opportunities for resource alignment and collaborations and system change and policy recommendations to increase access and scale supportive housing for vulnerable populations in Connecticut.

Funding Available:
Proposal not to exceed $25,000. Final contract is dependent upon funding availability.

Project Timeline:

All deliverable must be completed no later than June 30, 2019.

Application Process and Vendor Requirements:

  • To apply for this opportunity email Christi Staples: Christi.staples@csh.org on or before April 25, 2019.
  • Applications received before the deadline will be evaluated based on the following criteria:
  • Demonstrated successful performance of substantially similar relevant work;
  • Experience and expertise in the field of supportive housing, homeless and health systems;
  • Years of relevant experience within organizations with similar missions; and
  • Rate reasonableness and overall cost of service.

Please note that CSH requires subcontractors, including individuals and sole proprietors, to carry workers’ compensation insurance while performing work under a CSH subcontract. CSH subcontractors cannot have existing, pending or expired debarments that preclude them from doing business with the United States government and cannot have convictions for, nor have any pending indictments for, fraud or a criminal offense in connection with a public contract or subcontract.

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