There are a number of resources that will assist DHS staff and community providers in understanding third party contracts as well as keeping abreast of relevant initiatives and changes in policy and practices.
Types of ResourcesPublic Notices: official publication of Notices of Funds Available, Grants Available
DHS Contract Manuals: includes policy manuals for both types of contracts
Directory of Contracted Services: this directory is updated annually with those entities approved for contracting with the State and with DHS
DHS Service Dictionary: explains standardized contracting language
Training on DHS Third Party Contracts: contains training information
Tips for Community Organizations: helpful for grant writing and community organizations looking to contract with DHS