2013 W-2 RFP Evaluation Complete

The Department of Children and Families has completed its evaluation of CFB00144 Wisconsin Works (W-2) and Related Programs RFP. It is the Department's intent to award contracts to the highest scoring proposers in each of the ten geographical areas as shown below.

Milwaukee – Northern: Ross Innovative Employment Solutions
Milwaukee – Southern: UMOS
Milwaukee – East Central: America Works
Milwaukee – West Central: Maximus
BOS – Southeast: Rescare, Inc.
BOS – Southwest: Forward Service Corp.
BOS – Northeast: Forward Service Corp.
BOS – North Central: Forward Service Corp.
BOS – Northwest: Workforce Resources
BOS – Western: Workforce Connections

Final Scores for all proposals (PDF)

The Department will contact the highest scoring proposer for each region regarding contract negotiations. Contracts will be awarded upon completion of the negotiation process.

2013 W-2 Request for Proposals (RFP) Now Available

The Department of Children and Families (DCF) is proposing a new service delivery structure that divides the state into 10 geographical areas. Four (4) geographical areas are in Milwaukee County, and six (6) geographical areas are in the Balance of State (BOS). In addition, the 2013 RFP outlines a new payment structure that emphasizes payment for specified activities and outcomes the Department has determined to be highly important to the success of the W-2 program.

If you have questions, comments or need the documents in an alternate format, please contact Sue Handrich-Herr. E-mail: DCFProcurement@wisconsin.gov.

The 2013 W-2 Request for Proposal is now available at the link provided. The entire RFP is comprised of a Cover Letter and Exhibits 1-6, all of which are necessary to submit a response. There are several additional online resources referenced throughout the documents that may answer most of your questions. You are encouraged to utilize all resources provided.

Proposer Conference

A Proposer Conference was held April 20th, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM at Dept. of Children and Families, 201 E. Washington Ave., Madison, WI 53703.

PowerPoint Presentations from the Conference:

Conference Attendees:

Important dates to remember (covered in Exhibit 1):

RFP Issue Date: April 5, 2012

Final Deadline for Questions: April 24, 2012


Any changes or clarification to Exhibits 1-6 will be made in the form of an Amendment to the RFP. Amendment(s) to the RFP may be issued at any time prior to the due date and time. All amendments will be posted to this website. It is the proposer's responsibility to check the site periodically to determine if any amendments have been issued. No notification will be sent.

Updated November 30, 2012

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