Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for Homeless Services

This Request for Qualifications (RFQ) is being issued by the City of Oakland Human Services Department to identify qualified firms, project teams or individuals (contractor) who can complete implementation tasks related to Homeless Services during the 2019-2022 period. Services include (but are not limited to) site management and/or operation of an emergency shelter program, housing navigation assistance, workforce development for unsheltered persons, health and hygiene programs, as well as training and technical assistance to City staff.

Proposal Submittal Deadline: Continuous submittals will be accepted on the following dates until such time as this RFQ is closed:

  • March 31, 2021 by 2pm
  • June 30, 2021 by 2pm
  • September 30, 2021 by 2pm
  • December 31, 2021 by 2pm
  • March 31, 2022 by 2pm
  • June 30, 2022 by 2pm

Submit To: During Shelter in Place, submit electronically through the City's iSupplier system and email a copy to Lara Tannenbaum at (for homeless scopes) and email a copy to Greg Garrett at (for housing scopes).


All who wish to participate in this RFQ must register through iSupplier at ( ) to receive addenda/ updates on this RFQ, invoice payments if selected, and direct notification of future bid opportunities.

Experiencing bumps when registering? Send email to or call iSupplier support staff and advise that you need HELP to expedite registration for this RFQ!

The following policies apply to this RFQ: Equal Benefits ♦ 50% L/SLBE ♦ Living Wage ♦ Campaign Reform Act ♦ Professional Services Local Hire ♦ Prompt Payment ♦ Arizona Boycott ♦ Dispute Disclosure ♦Border Wall Prohibition.

Please read Contract boilerplate and Insurance Requirements (Schedule Q) in preparation for your success.

For Answers to Questions:

1. Contact Paula Peav via email at
2. For iSupplier registration support, contact Dasco Munoz at,(510) 238 7643.