Request for Proposal Issue Date July 22, 2022

Region 3 Behavioral Health Services (Region 3) is pleased to announce the release of a Request for Proposal (RFP) for entities interested in providing Crisis Response services for individuals across the lifespan in the following counties in central Nebraska:. Buffalo, Furnas, Harlan, Kearney, Phelps, Hall, Custer, Greeley, Merrick, Howard, Garfield, Hamilton, Blaine, Loup, Sherman, Valley and Wheeler Counties.


The application must contain all required information. Proposals are due to Region 3 by Monday, August 22, 2022, no later than 5:00 p.m. CDST. Proposals are to be sent electronically to Beth Reynolds-Lewis at

Region 3 reserves the right to request clarification or additional information from any Applicant. This solicitation does not obligate Region 3 to award a contract to any Applicant. Region 3, at its option, reserves the right to waive as informality any irregularities in and/or reject any or all applications.

All questions regarding this RFP should be made in writing to Beth Reynolds-Lewis at Written responses to questions will be made by Region 3 personnel via email to the inquiring party within one (1) business day and emailed to all parties that submitted a Letter of Intent. All notices, decisions, documents, and other matters relating to the RFP process will be electronically posted on Region 3’s website at Region 3 reserves the right to amend, modify, supplement, or clarify this RFP at any time at its sole discretion.

Under the parameters of the RFP process coordinated by Region 3, with the exception of clarifying questions, prospective Applicants are prohibited from contacting personnel of Region 3, the Department of Health and Human Services, members of Region 3’s Behavioral Health Advisory Committee (BHAC) or Regional Governing Board (RGB) regarding this solicitation during the period following the release of this RFP, during the proposal submission and evaluation period, and until a determination is made and announced. Violation of these provisions may be grounds for rejecting a reply to this RFP.

Note: No Applicant shall be excluded from participation in, denied the benefit of, subject to discrimination under, or denied employment in the administration of or in connection with this RFP because of race, color, creed, marital status, familial status, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disabled veteran’s status, age, or disability. The Applicant shall comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws.