Name of Funding: Denver Human Services Request for Applications (RFA)
City Agency: Denver Human Services
Link to RFP: https://www.denvergov.org/humanservices/DenverHumanServices/AboutUs/DoingBusinesswithUs/ContractingServices/tabid/441524/Default.aspx
Type of Grant: of Grant: Program
Source of Funds: State Funds
Total Funds Available: undetermined
Funding Range: undetermined
Scope of Funding:
The City and County of Denver through the Denver Department of Human Services (DDHS) is Releasing a Request for Applications (RFA) to obtain Interpretation and Translation Services for County clientele experiencing language barriers and who are unable to read, write, or speak the English language, or are deaf/hearing impaired.
The selected applicants shall provide face-to-face interpretation and translation services to clients at specified locations, often at short notice, during normal business hours, after hours and on weekends and holidays when necessary. Individuals, organizations or agencies that are (or who employ) interpreters and translators who possess native or near native-level fluency in foreign languages as well as fluency in English are eligible to apply. Interpreters should be familiar with forensic interviewing for Child Welfare cases to include legal, child welfare and medical terminology.
What City Priority Does this Funding Connect to: Kids and Safety Net
Interpreters will be translating for children and families in the Child Welfare system, often assisting caseworkers with obtaining services to reduce the risk of abuse and neglect and keep families intact.
Only applicants that meet the minimum qualifications as set forth in the complete Request for Applications packet will be reviewed.
Key Qualifications or Areas of Interest:
* Experience interpreting or translating for other governmental and public sector agencies
* Availability during and outside of normal business hours
* Experience interpreting legal, child welfare and medical terminology
* Ability to travel to various locations to provide interpretation and translation services
Proposals Due: 10/03/2014
Questions Due: 9/23/14
Award Notification: 10/27/14
Anticipated Contract Start: 1/1/2015
Contact to Register Interest: Jodie Berdiales (email@example.com)
Contact for Questions: Janet Van Meter (firstname.lastname@example.org)