VA awards Technical Assistance and Strategic Planning Support contract

Notice ID 36C10X21Q0224

Award ID 36C10X21P0143

“2. Description of the Action:

This activity proposes to negotiate a non-competitive award (sole-source) with Technical Assistance Collaborative, Inc. to provide technical assistance and strategic planning services to support the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Homeless Programs Office (HPO) in executing its mission…”

“3. Description of Supplies or Services:

This general scope of services required for this acquisition are those services needed to support an awareness campaign regarding homeless Veterans, at-risk Veterans, and others likely to encounter these Veterans. The following services will be required to support this requirement:

  • Community initiative, direct coaching, cohorts, and HPO Support to include coordination calls with the Program Directors to answer questions and provide support in execution of their programs, working with the Executive Director to identify gaps throughout HPO Initiatives where services to reduce Veteran homelessness can be improved.
  • VA homeless Veteran and related policy reviews and provision of recommendations for improvement
  • VA Strategic Plan implementation support…”

“The period of performance for the planned requirement is expected to be September 30, 2021, through September 29, 2022…”

“4. Statutory Authority:

Other than full and open competition is permitted by the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) at FAR 13.106-1(b)(2) entitled, ‘Soliciting from a single source,’ using the procedures under FAR 13.501(a), and as authorized by 4 1 USC 1903.

“5. Rationale Supporting Use of Authority Cited Above: …”

“VA has continued to highly prioritize ending Veteran homelessness, especially during the heightened need during the COVID-19 pandemic. To achieve this urgent national goal, VA administers several homeless prevention, rapid rehousing, transitional housing, and outreach programs to help homeless Veterans (including those who are at risk of homelessness), access stable housing and wraparound supportive services. VA’s ‘no wrong door’ approach ensures that homeless Veterans and those at risk of homelessness will have timely access to appropriate programs, services, and other interventions regardless of where they initiate contact with the homelessness continuum of care…”

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Total Contract Value: $1,999,785.00

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