The City of Helena and Lewis and Clark County have established funding in the amount of $60,000 to fund Housing Navigation Services, and are soliciting proposals for these services. This funding is for one full year, with the possibility of funds being continued for an additional 6 months to one year, dependent on performance. The successful proposal will specifically demonstrate the ability to connect residents experiencing difficulties securing housing for themselves or loved ones to available services and resources, and will be instrumental in addressing our regional housing issue. The successful applicant will demonstrate knowledge of regional housing resources and the ability to connect individuals/families to said resources. 

The joint City and County RFP includes a description of the scope of services to be provided by respondents; desired qualifications and submission requirements; the minimum content of the responses; and the factors to be used to evaluate the responses. Copies of the detailed request for proposals (RFP) can be obtained by contacting the City of Helena Community Development Department at (406) 447-8491 and by visiting the office at 316 N. Park Avenue, Room 445, Helena MT 59623. Alternatively, the full RFP can be accessed online here.

For further information, please contact Ellie Ray, City of Helena Planner, at 406-447-8490 or by e-mailing eray(at)helenamt.gov. All responses to the City of Helena and Lewis and Clark County's RFP must be submitted by Friday, July 19, 2019, before 5p.m. 

Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations to participate in the City's meetings, services, programs, or activities should contact the City's ADA Coordinator, Ellie Ray, as soon as possible to allow sufficient time to arrange for the requested accommodation, at any of the following: Phone: (406) 447- 8490; TTY Relay Service 1-800-253-4091<tel://18002534091> or 711; Email: Citycommunitydevelopment(at)helenamt.gov; Mailing Address & Physical Location: 316 North Park, Avenue, Room 445, Helena, MT 59623. 

Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations to participate in the County's meetings, services, programs, or activities should contact Aaron Douglas as soon as possible to allow sufficient time to arrange for the requested accommodation, at the following: (406) 447-8316; TTY Relay Service 1-800-253-4091 or 711; adouglas(at)lccountymt.gov; 316 N. Park Ave., Room 303, Helena, MT 59623.