Request for Proposal - Community Education on Opioid Overdose Prevention

December 4, 2017
The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH), Substance Use Program’s Community Education on Opioid Overdose Prevention program, Request for Proposal (RFP). This RFP calls for a public awareness campaign that will work with adults living in communities with the highest overdose rates in Chicago by recruiting and training Peer Health Educators to teach community members how to identify and effectively respond to an opioid overdose using naloxone and raise awareness about opioid addiction treatment resources in their communities.
This $225,000 award is a one-time funding opportunity for a one year contract period.  While not mandatory nor binding, potential applicants are strongly encouraged to submit a letter of intent by Friday, December 15, 2017 to
A pre-proposal conference will take place on Monday, December 18, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at CDPH, 333. S. State on the 2nd floor, in the Boardroom. For more information, please contact Patricia T. Johnson, Public Health Administrator III via email at
Release Date:  Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Letter of Intent Due: Friday, December 15, 2017
Pre-Proposal Conference:  Monday, December 18, 2017
Proposal Due:  Friday, January 5, 2018
Contract Start Date: Beginning sometime first quarter of 2018 
Contract End Date: December 31, 2018
Pre-Proposal Conference will be held on Monday, December 18, 2017:
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Chicago Department of Public Health
DePaul Center
333 South State Street, 2nd Board Room
Chicago, IL 60604
Proposals must be received no later than 12 pm CST on Friday, January 5, 2017  Proposals received after the deadline will NOT be reviewed.

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