Public Notice | Request for Proposals | Train Up and Hire Up Support Services: Behavioral Health Services for Baltimore City Residents in the COVID-19 Economic Recovery

The Mayor’s Office of Employment Development seeks responses to a Request for Proposals (RFP) to provide behavioral health services as a support service to participants in employment development programs. This initiative is part of Baltimore’s COVID-19 economic recovery strategy. Selected organizations will provide individual and group behavioral health services to residents negatively impacted by the pandemic who are participating in programs provided or coordinated by the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development. These programs include Train Up, which provides occupational skills training, and Hire Up, which provides subsidized employment.

The RFP was released on February 17, 2022, and can be viewed on the website of the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development at  All correspondence including a request to receive the RFP directly should be directed to A bidders conference will be held on February 25, 2022, at 3:00 pm, at       

Bidders may submit a letter of intent to submit a proposal to by March 4, 2022. The letter of intent is not mandatory but is suggested to ensure full communication.  

All proposals must be received electronically by March 17, 2022, at 3:00 pm EST and directed to  

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