Project Title: Representation in Juvenile Dependency Court Proceedings, Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara

RFP Number: CFCC 09-08 DRAFT-Santa Clara-LM

The Center for Families, Children & the Courts (CFCC) has implemented the Dependency Representation Administration Funding and Training (DRAFT) program to further the Judicial Council's goal of improving the quality of court-appointed counsel in juvenile dependency proceedings and maximizing the resources available for those services.

The Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara (Court) and the Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) seek to identify and retain qualified service providers to provide high quality, cost-effective representation for parties in juvenile dependency proceedings in the Court. This Request For Proposals (RFP) is the means for prospective service providers to submit their qualifications to the AOC and request selection as a service provider.

The AOC intends to award one or more contracts for the period October 1, 2008through September 30, 2010, with an option to renew on an annual basis thereafter.

A pre-proposal bidders' conference will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 5, 2008 at 111 N. Market Street, Suite 950, San Jose.

Questions should be directed to no later than 3 p.m. on Thursday, June 12, 2008.

Proposals must be received no later than 3 p.m. on Monday, June 30, 2008.

Hard copy proposals must be delivered to:

Judicial Council of California
Administrative Office of the Courts
Attn: Nadine McFadden, CFCC 09-08 DRAFT-Santa Clara-LM
455 Golden Gate Avenue, 7th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94102-3688

Further information regarding this solicitation is set forth in Request for Proposal (RFP) No. CFCC 09-08 DRAFT-Santa Clara-LM.

Request for Proposal

Appendix A - Sample Invoice Documentation Forms

Appendix B - Budget Template for Three Departments

Appendix C - Budget Template for Four Departments

Appendix D - Staffing Schedule Template

Appendix E - Task Assignment Template

Questions and Answers

Additional Documentation

Notice of Intent to Award