Adult Homeless Services Request for Programmatic Qualifications is Now Open!

Release date: October 4, 2019
Contact: Lynn Faulkenberry,

October 4, 2019 | Portland, Or. – The City of Portland/Multnomah County’s Joint Office of Homeless Services (JOHS) is seeking applications to qualify organizations to provide a range of services to adults unaccompanied by minor children who are experiencing or at imminent risk of homelessness in Multnomah County – listed as RFPQ-51-2020.

This RFPQ will be comprised of two stages. Stage I will qualify applicants on organizational experience and capacity, while Stage II will qualify organizations to provide specific components of Adult Homeless Services. Suppliers who previously qualified under JOHS Adult Homeless Services RFPQ-26-2019 remain qualified through fiscal year 2023-24 and do not need to reapply under RFPQ-51-2020, however, if a Supplier previously qualified under last year’s Adult Homeless Services RFPQ-26-2019 wishes to qualify in additional service components, they must apply in Stage I and Stage II of RFPQ-51-2020.

Stage I released today, October 4, 2019 at 8:00 AM. It will be open for approximately 32 days, with a submission deadline of Monday, November 4, 2019 at 4:00 PM. Those who qualify in Stage I will be invited to apply for Stage II upon its release in late-November.

Multnomah County will be holding an informational meeting for interested applicants, also known as a Pre-Proposal Conference, on Monday, October 14, 2019 at 9:00 AM at the Joint Office of Homeless Services at 721 SW Oak St. Suite 100 Conference Room, Portland, OR 97205. Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to attend.

To access this RFPQ and apply, interested applicants must be registered on MultCo Marketplace's Supplier Portal. See below for links to the supplier portal and a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document.