United Way of Greater Union (UWGUC), on behalf of the Newark EMA HIV Health Services Planning Council (hereafter "the Planning Council"), seeks consultants to support the Planning Council in the development of an Epidemiological Profile, a Full Assessment of the Administrative Mechanism, and the completion of a Needs Assessment Update. See attachment below for additional specifications.
UWGUC will receive bids until the close of business on January 18, 2020. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, bids should be emailed to Tania.Guaman@uwguc.org or mailed to UWGUC 33 West Grand Street, Elizabeth NJ 07202, to the attention of Tania Guaman. Bids that are not received by January 18, 2020 will not be considered. In-person or fax bids will not be accepted.
Bid results will be reviewed and considered by the Executive Committee of the Planning Council for funding and the selected vendor will be notified on January 25, 2020.
The Newark Eligible Metropolitan Area (EMA) receives Ryan White Part A funding to ensure a comprehensive system of care for people living with HIV in the five county regions of Essex, Union, Morris, Sussex and Warren. The purpose of Newark EMA is to meet the needs in the communities that are most affected by HIV through educating and promoting its services, particularly given to those who know their HIV status but are not in care. United Way of Greater Union County provides administrative support to the NEMA Planning Council Executive Committee and 5 sub-committees to ensure a system of care for all eligible persons living with HIV/AIDS in the Newark EMA. The Newark HIV Health Services Planning Council services residents in those aforementioned five counties and UWGUC works with the state of New Jersey and the City of Newark to set priorities that inform the allocation of resources, develop a comprehensive plan of action, asses the efficiency of the administration mechanism, develop standards of care and, provide administrative, facilitation and logistical support.