Notice of Bid/Request for Proposal

West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging, Inc.
2009 Older Americans Act Program - Request For Information

The West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging, Inc. (WCFAAA) is seeking Letters of Interest and Statements of Qualification from qualified agencies and organizations interested in providing an array of supportive and nutrition services under the Older Americans Act (OAA) to older persons residing in Hardee, Highlands, Hillsborough, Manatee, and Polk Counties. Interested agencies are required to have the capability to provide service(s) throughout the entire county of interest effective January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009. The “Request for Letters of Interest and Statements of Qualification” (RFI) process will provide WCFAAA with information concerning the availability of qualified contractors for OAA services in the planning and service area (PSA). The information received from qualified contractors will be used to determine if a full Request for Proposal (RFP) is necessary (due to interest from two or more qualified service contractors) or if a sole source procurement process will be used.

The services to be provided include: Adult Day Care, Congregate Meals, Health Support, Homemaker, Home Delivered Meals, Housing Improvement, Legal Assistance, Nutrition Counseling (Individual), Nutrition Education, Outreach, Respite (in-home and facility based), and Transportation.

The Request for Information package may be obtained beginning Friday, April 11, 2008, 9:00 a.m., West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging, or by accessing the agency’s web site:, (click on the Information/ Provider Resources on the menu and then click on the 2009 OAA Letter of Interest link).

The Request for Information documents are due at the West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging, 5905 Breckenridge Parkway, Suite F, Tampa, Florida 33610-4239, by 3:00 p.m., April 25, 2008.