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Solicitation for Central Intake and Referral System

Project Title. ODH Early Childhood Central Intake and Referral System for 2018
RFP Posting Date.  March 2, 2017
RFP Due Date. March 24, 2017

The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) is soliciting professional services from qualified non-profit or government entities to facilitate an Early Childhood Central Intake and Referral system. In this program, a contractor shall implement and maintain a local Early Childhood Central Intake and Referral system. This system shall function as a coordinated, community-based single point of entry with access to local services that promote family-centered programs for expectant parents, newborns, infants, toddlers, including those with disabilities and their families in collaboration and cooperation with other state and local agencies. Activities conducted through the Early Childhood Central Intake shall specifically provide centralized intake and referral services for all applicable ODH funded Home Visiting Programs (Help Me Grow, Ohio Infant Mortality Reduction Initiative, the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting initiative, or their successors) and the Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD) Early Intervention (EI) program. The provision of these services will benefit the at-risk citizens of Ohio in a manner consistent with the overall mission of ODH to protect and improve the health of all Ohioans and the mission of DODD of continuous improvement of the quality of life for Ohio’s citizens with developmental disabilities and their families.

RFP Inquiry Contact. Please send all inquiries to Carol Cook at during the inquiry period designated above. Questions and associated answers shall be posted to this website.

Click here to download the SFY18 Request for Proposal (RFP)

Submitted Questions Regarding the 2018 Central Intake and Referral System Competitive Solicitation


  1. Questions submitted up to 3/8/17.
  2. Questions submitted 3/9/17 - 3/13/17
  3. Questions submitted 3/14/17 - 3/19/17