Update on Rapid Access to Problem Solving (RAPS) Access Points Request for Proposals:
Thank you to the agencies who submitted proposals in response to the Rapid Access to Problem Solving (RAPS) access points Request for Proposals (RFP). A panel of non-conflicted members of the CoC Coordinated Entry System (CES) Committee and CoC Board, as well as SSF CES Team staff, reviewed all proposals submitted using criteria published in the RFP. Based on the panel review, we are excited to announce the agencies selected to move forward in the award process. Pending confirmation from proposers to accept the funds awarded and successful contracting processes, the following agencies will serve as the new access points for the RAPS pilot program:
The review panel prioritized funding decisions based on the strengths of each agency’s proposal, as well as funding a cohort of projects that are well-equipped to collectively improve access to the system for people experiencing homelessness in the community.