OMH’s NYS Adult ACT Request for Proposal – 14 New Teams

Due April 13, 14 Teams, Ceiling $100,000-$350,000, Up to 5 Years

Purpose: To develop ACT teams that are designed to better meet the needs of specific populations, e.g., providing access to an evidence-based practice for adults with SMI and high continuous needs that are not met in traditional community-based services.

Eligible applicants: are not-for-profit agencies with 501(c) (3) incorporation that have experience providing mental health services to persons with serious mental illness through programs that are licensed or funded by OMH.

Population of Focus: Adults who are diagnosed with a Serious Mental Illness (SMI), who may also be high users of emergency and/or crisis services, have co-occurring substance use disorders, are isolated from community supports (including family), are in danger of losing their housing/becoming homeless, are homeless, and/or have histories of involvement with the criminal justice system, with high continuous needs that are not met in traditional community-based services.

Minority Owned Business Enterprise & Minority Women Owned Business Enterprise: OMH recognizes its obligation to promote opportunities for maximum feasible participation of certified minority and women-owned business enterprises (MWBEs) and the employment of minority group members and women in the performance of OMH contracts. In accordance with New York State Executive Law Article 15-A, OMH hereby establishes a 0% goal for Minority-owned Business Enterprise (MBE) participation, a 0% goal for Women-owned Business Enterprise (WBE) participation, based on the current availability of qualified MWBEs, on any award resulting from this solicitation in excess of $25,000 for commodities and services or $100,000 for construction.

We offer 30 minute no-cost informational consultations to support your interest and determine best fit, whether by individual funding opportunity or for a series of opportunities ahead. Reach us at or by phone, at 212.684.4480.