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Sandhills Center requests proposals for Intensive Recovery Supports for Women with Substance Use Disorders

Sandhills Center requests proposals for Intensive Recovery Supports for Women with Substance Use Disorders

Publication Date: October 23, 2019

Sandhills Center recently conducted a Request for Proposal (RFP) for this service, and one (1) provider was selected to serve members in Harnett and Lee counties. We are issuing another RFP to provide services in other regions of our catchment area.

We are requesting proposals from for-profit and non-profit providers to provide (b) (3) Intensive Recovery Supports for women with a substance abuse disorder, whose Medicaid is within the Sandhills Center catchment area. Agencies are not required to be in the current Sandhills Center provider network, but if selected through this RFP process, services must be provided within one or more of the following counties: Anson, Guilford, Hoke, Montgomery, Moore, Randolph and/or Richmond. 

Service: The Intensive Recovery Supports program is a recovery-based, consumer-focused community program designed to strengthen the recipient’s recovery and independence. Services are designed around the preferences and choices of the individual and will focus on training and supports to include citizenship skills, communication, crisis management, relapse prevention, socially appropriate behaviors, self-advocacy, informed choice, community integration and relationship building.

Please note: This service is periodic, not residential.

Population to be Served: Medicaid recipient must be a woman, age 18 or older, who is either pregnant or has a minor child; has a diagnosis of substance use disorder; has been discharged from substance use treatment within the last 60 days, including discharge due to lack of successful treatment; has a minimum of an ASAM Level 1 Outpatient, AND has a functional impairment related to substance use that interferes or limited one of more major life activities. Recipients may not have a primary diagnosis of an intellectual or developmental disability or organic brain syndrome.

If you are interested in receiving a copy of this RFP, please contact Amanda Phillips via email, or fax your request to 336-389-6533. Please include the following information on your request:

Subject Line: RFP for Intensive Recovery Supports Women SUD

Name of Agency:

Contact Name:

Contact Phone:

Contact Email:

Only those parties submitting a written request will receive a copy of the RFP document and application. Written requests must be received by October 30, 2019.

Question and Answer (Q&A) Sessions: Attendance at the Question and Answer sessions is not required but encouraged. The purpose of the Q&A sessions are to answer questions potential applicants may have regarding completion of the proposal, services, time requirements, etc.

* There is no parking at the Greensboro location. We suggest that you park at the "Preferred Parking" lot located next to our building at 422 W. Friendly Ave. The entrance to the lot is on Friendly Avenue. Parking is $5.00 a day at the kiosk. The kiosk operates on debit/credit cards only. After paying, place your receipt on your dashboard. There are also parking meters on Commerce Place, one block east of the building.

Minutes will be taken at the Q&A sessions and will be mailed to all potential applicants who have requested a copy of the RFP in writing from Sandhills Center.