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Office of Mental Health

Assertive Community Treatment - New York City Shelters

The New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH or “Office” herein after) announces the availability of funds for the development of 10 Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) programs serving individuals living in the NYC shelter system within 4 boroughs of New York City, Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, and Queens. Each ACT team will serve 68 recipients who have serious mental illness, and have not been successfully engaged by the traditional mental health treatment and rehabilitation system.


Bidders Conference will be held 01/09/17 noon to 2 p.m. at the OMH NYC Field Office located at 330 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY. 

Agencies interested in responding to this Request for Proposal must submit a Letter of Intent to Bid to the OMH Issuing Officer by 01/12/17. The Letter of Intent to Bid shall be non-binding.

Please send letter of intent by e-mail or
mail the letter of intent to the Issuing Officer:
Deborah Merrow,
Contract Management Specialist 2
New York State Office of Mental Health
Contracts and Claims
Attention: ACT Letter of Intent
44 Holland Avenue, 7th Floor
Albany, NY 12229

ACT RFP NYC Shelter Update 1/19/17: Please be advised that there is a correction specific to section 5.5 Operating Funding and Appendix B – ACT Model Budget.  In both, the Medicaid Assumptions were corrected as follows: 1st Year- $372,040 and 2nd Year- $960,482.  You must use the corrected Appendix B for your proposal submission.