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CSS has selected a new ICAN partner

The Community Service Society of New York is pleased to announce that Living Independently is For Everyone at RCIL (LIFE at RCIL) has been selected to join the Independent Consumer Advocacy Network (ICAN) through our recent Request for Proposals.  Award is subject to submitting full required documentation by June 30, 2023, and to final approval

ICAN/FE-ABD CBO Request For Proposals

The Community Service Society of New York (CSS) invites non-profit community-based organizations (CBOs) to participate in this Request for Proposals (RFP) for one or more new subcontractors to provide Independent Consumer Advocacy Network (ICAN) and/or the Facilitated Enrollment for the Aged, Blind and Disabled (FE-ABD) services in the Central New York and Thousand Islands region.

CHAMP 2022 RFP Awardees

We are excited to announce that AIM Independent Living Center; Andrus; Phoenix House and Second Chance Opportunities, Inc. are the four awardees for the Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Ombuds Program 2022 RFP. These organizations will join the Community Health Access to Addiction and Mental Healthcare Project (CHAMP) network and help individuals and providers

Update on CHAMP RFP Award Announcement

Nov. 8, 2022:  Due to the high volume of excellent proposals in response to CHAMP’s recently-released Request for Proposals (RFP), the selection process is still being finalized. Please continue to check this page for updates, and accept our sincere apologies for the delay in announcing the grant awards.

CHAMP RFP Announcement

CHAMP CBO RFP RELEASE Note: The original version of the CHAMP RFP posted here had a typo. Proposals are due October 29, 2022. A corrected version is posted here. NYS Community-Based Organizations – Request for Proposals   In March 2018, Section 33.27 of the New York State Mental Hygiene Law was enacted to establish the

Community Health Advocates (CHA) Consumer Assistance RFP Award Announcement

Community Health Advocates (CHA) is pleased to announce that the following organization has been selected as awardee of the Consumer Assistance grant through our recent Request for Proposals: Brooklyn Perinatal Network. Brooklyn Perinatal Network’s mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of children and parenting families through facilitating access to health and wellness information,

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