REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP)

FOR TITLE I SERVICES UNDER THE WORKFORCE INNOVATION AND OPPORTUNITY ACT (WIOA) AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT AND RETENTION NETWORK (EARN) PARTICIPANT SERVICES


The Workforce Board Lehigh Valley (WBLV) is seeking proposals for the management and delivery of WIOA Title I and Discretionary Grant Career Services for Adults, Dislocated Workers, Employment Advancement and Retention Network (EARN) Participant services.

Proposer(s) may be public or private not-for-profit corporation, local educational agencies, business and/or trade associations, private for-profit organizations, labor organizations, and governmental units including municipalities. Minority and women-owned businesses are encouraged to submit proposals.

The WBLV is seeking a single proposer to provide these services.

Click on the RFP package outlining Specifications and Attachments listed below:

WBLV RFP Specifications for WIOA Title I Career Services and EARN

Attachment 1 - WIOA Title I Part 2, Response Application

Attachment 1 - Required Federal and State Forms

Attachment 2 - RFP Budget Worksheets

Exhibit A - WIOA-EARN Staffing Chart
 
Exhibit B - RFP Rating and Evaluation Forms

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

A Proposer(s) conference will be held on Friday, April 23, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. (EST)
via zoom at: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87252285458?pwd=bU5KTXBUK2JBemZDaTNiQTFRVUJOdz09.

Proposals must be received by 3:00 p.m. (EST) on Monday, May 10, 2021.

 



 

WORKFORCE INNOVATION AND OPPORTUNITY ACT
LOCAL PLAN FOR PROGRAM YEARS 2021-2024
ACCEPTING COMMENTS THROUGH MARCH 26, 2021

The Lehigh Valley Workforce Investment Board, Inc., doing business as Workforce Board Lehigh Valley, in partnership with the Chief Elected Officials of Lehigh and Northampton Counties, is seeking public comments on our Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Local Plan for Program Years 2021-2024. The Local Plan is consistent with guidelines issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry.

The final Local Plan was submitted to the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry on March 31, 2021. 

To access the Workforce Board Lehigh Valley Local Plan, click here.

Public comments should be emailed to Nancy Dischinat, Executive Director, at ndischinat@workforcelv.org within the 30-day public comment period of February 25, 2021 through March 26, 2021with the subject line WBLV LOCAL PLAN COMMENTS.

A copy of the Local Plan is available for viewing during at the following locations and times:

PA CareerLink® Lehigh Valley
555 Union Boulevard, Allentown, PA 18109
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday - 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

PA CareerLink® Lehigh Valley Allentown Employment and Training Center
Lehigh Carbon Community College Donley Center
710 Hamilton Street, Allentown, PA 18101
To view the Local Plan, please call 610-437-5627 to make an appointment

PA CareerLink® Lehigh Valley @ St. Luke's Sacred Heart Campus
325 North Fifth Street, Allentown, PA 18101
To view the Local Plan, please call 610-437-5627 to make an appointment

Bethlehem Employment and Training Center
Located at the Fowler Community Wellness Center

502 E. 4th Street, Bethlehem, PA 18015
To view the Local Plan, please call 610-437-5627 to make an appointment

Easton Employment and Training Center
27 S. 3rd Street, Easton, PA 18042
To view the Local Plan, please call 610-437-5627 to make an appointment

Lehigh County Government Center
4th Floor, Lehigh County Executive's Office
17 South 7th Street, Allentown, PA 18101
Monday through Friday - 8:00am to 4:00pm

Northampton County Government Center
3rd Floor, Northampton County Executive's Office
669 Washington Street, Easton, PA 18042
Monday through Friday - 8:30am to 4:30pm