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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

Request for Proposals for Batterers’ Intervention Program Burlington, Monmouth, Ocean Counties 

Exhibit D - NJ DCF Budget Form  

There will be no bidders conference for this RFP.

Questions will be accepted until December 23, 2016 at 12:00PM. DCFASKRFP@dcf.state.nj.us  


 

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 February 14, 2017 at 12:00 PM

Request for Proposals for Intensive Out of Home Treatment Services for Youth with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities (Intensive-I/DD)

Exhibit E  

Exhibit F  

Exhibit H-Program Implementation Schedule  

Exhibit I-Program Staffing Summary 

There will be no bidders conference for this RFP.

Questions will be accepted until January 5, 2017 at 12:00PM. DCFASKRFP@dcf.state.nj.us  


 

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 February 1, 2017 at 12:00 PM

Request for Proposals for Trauma Treatment and Supportive Services for Child Victims of Domestic Violence in Four Counties: Gloucester, Cumberland, Hudson, and Mercer 

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 December 23, 2016 at 12:00 PM

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

There will be no bidders conference for this RFP.

Questions will be accepted until November 29, 2016 at 12:00PM. DCFASKRFP@dcf.state.nj.us  


 

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 January 5, 2017 at 12:00 PM

Request for Proposals for the Child Advocacy Center Competitive Grant Program

Grants for Funding Renovations, Technology Improvements, Expansion, and/or Redesign of Existing Child Advocacy Centers

Exhibit D - Budget

Non Mandatory Bidders Conference:  November 28, 2016 at 10:00 AM
Place: DCF Professional Center, 30 Van Dyke Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 

Questions will be accepted in advance of the Non-Mandatory Bidder’s Conference until November 22, 2016 at 12:00PM. DCFASKRFP@dcf.state.nj.us  


 

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 January 19, 2017 at 12:00 PM

Request for Proposals for the Child Advocacy Center Competitive Grant Program 

Grants for Capital Funding for the Establishment of New Free Standing Child Advocacy Centers in Counties Where None Exist 

Exhibit D - Budget

Non Mandatory Bidders Conference:  November 28, 2016 at 10:00 AM
Place: DCF Professional Center, 30 Van Dyke Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 

Questions will be accepted in advance of the Non-Mandatory Bidder’s Conference until November 22, 2016 at 12:00PM. DCFASKRFP@dcf.state.nj.us  


 

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 January 19, 2017 at 12:00 PM

Request for Proposals for Central Region – Monmouth, Mercer and Middlesex Counties Fatherhood/Healthy Relationship Initiative 

 

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 November 3, 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 New Rules N.J.A.C. 3A:2 November 7, 2016 Rulemaking Procedures February 3, 2017
Proposed Readoption with Amendments N.J.A.C. 10:133D November 7, 2016 Case Management January 6, 2017
Proposed Readoption with Amendments, Repeal, and New Rule N.J.A.C. 10:126 October 3, 2016 Manual of Requirements for Family Child Care Registration December 2, 2016
Proposed Readoption with Amendments and New Rule N.J.A.C. 10:122 September 19, 2016 Manual of Requirements for Child Care Centers November 18, 2016
Proposed Repeal N.J.A.C. 10:122A September 6, 2016 AFDC Foster Care Plan November 5, 2016
Proposed Repeal N.J.A.C. 10:133E September 6, 2016 Services November 5, 2016
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

 

 

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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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