Program/Service Guidelines

The following is a list of the current Request For Proposal.  Click on the title to be linked to a page with more detail.

 

Provide benefit specialist/legal services to older adults using at least five paralegals, with supervision and consultation from an attorney as required. Applicants must demonstrate the ability to provide legal services through experience and capacity to deliver legal assistance, including experienced staff and the capacity to provide: effective administrative and judicial representation, Provide support to other advocacy efforts and legal services to institutionalized, isolated, and homebound older persons. Applicant must apply for the full amount of funds allocated for this program. Applicant must be able to administer the entire program without subcontracting. See guidelines for detailed description of services and requirements, including whether matching funds are required.
 
Develop, promote, organize, maintain and provide educational, cultural, social, and recreational activities designed to lessen the isolation of Southeast Asian American elders, with emphasis on serving low-income older adults. Serve as a meal site for the Milwaukee County Senior Meal Program. Conduct outreach activities to identify culturally or physically isolated Southeast Asian American elders. Refer such persons to appropriate services provided through the Department on Aging and other public and private agencies, and assist such persons in taking advantage of benefits under programs for which they are eligible. Cooperate with, and assist the Department on Aging Information and Assistance Unit in its efforts to serve elderly members of Milwaukee County's Southeast Asian communities. Applicant must apply for the full amount of funds allocated for this program. Applicant must be able to administer the entire program without subcontracting. See guidelines for detailed description of services and requirements, including whether matching funds are required.
 
The provider of this service must employ at least one full-time direct service worker to provide the following activities and services: act as an interpreter and advocate for non-English speaking Southeast Asian American elders for routine health care, special services (such as simple legal matters) and access to programs and services available to older adults. Conduct outreach activities to identify culturally or physically isolated Southeast Asian American older adults, referring such persons to appropriate services provided through the Department on Aging and other public and private agencies. Assist such persons in taking advantage of benefits under programs for which they are eligible. Cooperating with and assisting the Department on Aging's Information and Assistance Unit in its efforts to serve elderly members of Milwaukee County's Southeast Asian communities. Assist the Department on Aging and other agencies in gathering information regarding the overall needs of Milwaukee County's Southeast Asian American elders or specific communities of Southeast Asian American elders, cooperating with the Department on Aging and other agencies serving the elderly in receiving ongoing training in the programs and services available to older adults, including the eligibility and access requirements for these programs and services. Applicant must apply for the full amount of funds allocated for this program. Applicant must be able to administer the entire program without subcontracting. See guidelines for detailed description of services and requirements, including whether matching funds are required.
 
Applicants must provide program activities at the Hart Park Senior Center including, but not limited to: nutrition site management, food service, social service activities, special events, record keeping and program data information collection and compilation, advocacy, and site monitoring. Applicant must apply for the full amount of funds allocated for this program. Applicant must be able to administer the entire program without subcontracting. See guidelines for detailed description of services and requirements, including whether matching funds are required.
 
Program activities which the applicants must provide include, but are not limited to: nutrition site management at Lakeside Senior Enrichment Center, food service, social service activities, special events, record keeping and program data information collection and compilation, advocacy, and site monitoring. Lakeside Senior Enrichment Center will be a sole source provider for their own catered kosher meals and will be held to the standards as described in the attached 2014 specifications for Weekday Catered Meals for the Senior Meal Program. Menus are to be written by Lakeside Senior Enrichment staff, however, require prior approval from the Senior Meal Program Director to monitor compliance with the Older Americans Act Meal Program Requirements. Applicant must apply for the full amount of funds allocated for this program. Applicant must be able to administer the entire program without subcontracting. See guidelines for detailed description of services and requirements, including whether matching funds are required.
 
Program activities which the applicants must provide include, but are not limited to: nutrition site management at Milwaukee Christian Center, food service, social service activities, special events, record keeping and program data information collection and compilation, advocacy, and site monitoring. This meal site features an Asian Style Menu prepared on site. The 2014 Program guidelines and specifications for Nutrition Sites must be addressed within the proposal submitted in order to demonstrate that requirements will be met to operate a meal site. A separate budget is to be submitted for the catering component of this contract. Applicant must apply for the full amount of funds allocated for this program. Applicant must be able to administer the entire program without subcontracting. See guidelines for detailed description of services and requirements, including whether matching funds are required.
 
Provide outreach and program information to LGBT older adults. Work effectively to meet the unique service needs of LGBT older adults. Provide educational programs to service providers within the Milwaukee community about the unique needs of LGBT older adults. Coordinate this program with other agencies providing services to LGBT persons, particularly for client referrals. Coordinate this program with the Department on Aging case managers and community partners when needed. Demonstrate strategies for resource development and fundraising to enhance programs. Assist clients in taking advantage of benefits under other programs. Implement educational programs and forums for groups of LGBT older adults, (such as the Sage/Milwaukee general membership); designed to increase awareness and knowledge of available services, benefits, and programs for older adults. Include access to information, links and support for LGBT older adults through an agency website. Applicant must apply for the full amount of funds allocated for this program. Applicant must be able to administer the entire program without subcontracting. See guidelines for detailed description of services and requirements, including whether matching funds are required.
 
Program activities which the applicants must provide include, but are not limited to: site management, food service, social service activities, special events, record keeping and program data information collection and compilation, advocacy, and site monitoring. Applicant must apply for the full amount of funds allocated for this program. Applicant must be able to administer the entire program without subcontracting. See guidelines for detailed description of services and requirements, including whether matching funds are required.
 
Program activities which the applicants must provide include, but are not limited to site management, food service, social service activities, special events, record keeping and program data information collection and compilation, advocacy, and site monitoring. Applicant must apply for the full amount of funds allocated for this program. Applicant must be able to administer the entire program without subcontracting. See guidelines for detailed description of services and requirements, including whether matching funds are required.
 
Provides individual and group rides for: medical and dental appointments, grocery shopping, nursing home visitation, selected senior meal program/nutrition sites, and general shopping.  Required vehicles include:Human Service Vehicle Licensed vans and busses.  Offers advance scheduled door-to-door transportation services for mobility impaired older adults; not paratransit eligible.  Operates Monday through Friday and limits authorized trips to origins and destinations within Milwaukee County. Services include assisting passengers in boarding and leaving vehicles, aiding passengers in connecting seatbelts, and escorting passengers to and from the vehicle.
 
Provide Telephone Reassurance Services to Milwaukee County’s older adults who are unable to receive Telephone Reassurance Services through any agency and who are currently not receiving other daily services such as Home Delivered Meals, etc. Applicant must apply for the full amount of funds allocated for this program. Applicant must be able to administer the entire program without subcontracting. See guidelines for detailed description of services and requirements, including whether matching funds are required.