Department of Human Services
Partners & Agency Resources


106 S. St. Mary's, 7th Floor
San Antonio, TX 78205




  • Melody Woosley
  • Edward Gonzales
    Assistant Director
  • Jessica Dovalina
    Assistant Director

Time Funding Process

April 2018 – Request for Proposal Released

May 7, 2018 – Pre-submittal Conferences Held

May 29, 2018DEADLINE to Submit RFP (11:00 a.m.)

June 2018 – Evaluation Committees Review Proposals

July 1, 2018 – Restriction on Communication No Contact Period Begins (Refer to RFP for complete guidelines)

August 2018 – FY 19 Proposed Budget Presented (Including funding recommendations)

September 13, 2018 – FY 19 Budget Adopted

October 1, 2018 – Contract Term Begins

FY 2019 - FY 2020 Request for Proposal Overview

A Respondent who seeks or applies for a contract pursuant to this Request for Proposal (RFP) is prohibited from contacting City officials, as defined in Section 2-62 of the Ethics Code, and employees, as defined in Section 2-42 of the Ethics Code, regarding such a contract during the No-Contact Period defined below. City Council has approved a revised no-contact period, listed below, which is modified from what is currently set forth in Section 2-61 of the Ethics Code, Prohibited Contacts During Contract Solicitation Period. Violation of the No-Contact Period provisions may lead to disqualification of a Respondent’s offer from consideration. Nothing in this section prohibits communication regarding the solicitation between or among City officials or City employees acting in their official capacity.

  • “No-Contact Period” means:
    • For City officials, the period beginning July 1, 2018 and concluding August 9, 2018
    • For City employees, the period beginning July 1, 2018 until date contract awards are posted.

City reserves the right to contact any Respondent to negotiate if such is deemed desirable by City. Such negotiations, initiated by City staff persons, shall not be considered a violation by Respondent of this section.

The Department of Human Services promotes lifelong success for individuals and families by providing human services and connections to community resources that improve the quality of life for our most vulnerable residents and advance the City of San Antonio’s vision of prosperity. The Economic Development Department fosters growth and development in San Antonio by working with partner agencies to meet business infrastructure needs, provide incentives and maintain quality workforce training programs.

The Consolidated Funding Process assists Human Services and Economic Development expand their services and reach to make the greatest impact possible to improve the quality of life for City of San Antonio residents. To improve the impact of DHS and Consolidated Funding, DHS and EDD are working with funders and community stakeholders to align around shared high-priority outcomes and results; to advocate for equitable distribution of funding; and to improve transparency and accountability to the community. The goal is for non-profits and funders to work together to lead a continuum of essential human and workforce services.

In alignment with long-term outcomes of the Human Services and Economic Development Departments, the City has established priorities for FY 2019, based on the following long-term outcomes:

  • Children and youth are safe, healthy, resilient, and ready to succeed in school and life
  • Individuals and families are financially secure and in stable housing
  • Homelessness is rare, brief and non-recurring
  • Seniors are healthy, engaged and independent
  • San Antonio’s workforce fuels a globally competitive economy that drives income growth & prosperity for all residents

The FY 2019 – FY 2020 Human and Workforce Development Services Consolidated Process is currently underway.

As part of this year’s process, the City’s Department of Human Services and the Department of Economic Development have held multiple non-profit input sessions to gather feedback on the Human and Workforce Development Services Request for Proposal (RFP) for the upcoming FY 2019 and FY 2020 cycle. Please see the Upcoming Events tab to view information on the next session or other events related to this RFP process.

To learn more about the process and to view documents related to the previously held input sessions, please click on the document titles.

RFP Documents

Sample Delegate Agency Contract

B Session and Council Committee Presentations

RFP Meetings & Workshop Videos

Monday, May 7, 2018 - Pre-Submittal Conference

Thursday, May 10, 2018 - Grant Writing & Performance Measurement Training Workshops

Friday, May 11, 2018 - Grant Writing & Performance Measurement Training Workshops

Important Websites

FY 2018 Delegate Agency Contract Management Support Documents

Forms & Information

The DHS Contracts Management Division is responsible for the oversight of procurement processes, contract negotiations, execution of all contracts and agreements, and monitoring and analysis of Delegate Agency contracts and performance.

Delegate Agency contracts are an important component of the Contracts Management Division and the Division strives to assist agencies in every aspect by providing technical assistance and recommendations.

The following documents are used to assist agencies with administrating and monitoring their DHS contract. These documents are updated after contract awards are approved through the annual budget process.

Please Note: These forms do not apply to the FY 2019 - 2020 RFP process.

Upcoming Events

April 19, 2018 Delegate Agency Input Session, Hosted by Department of Human Services and SA2020
Central Library (Auditorium), 600 Soledad
Two Identical Sessions, beginning at 8:30 and 10:30
April 26, 2018 RFP Released
May 7, 2018 Pre-Submittal Conference
Department of Human Services Head Start Administrative Offices, 1227 Brady Blvd.
Two Identical Sessions, beginning at 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
Morning RecordingAfternoon Recording
May 10 & 11, 2018 Bidders’ Grant Writing & Performance Measurement Training Workshops
Pre-K 4SA West Education Center, 1235 Enrique M Barrera Memorial Parkway
Two Identical Workshops held each day, beginning at 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
May 10 - Morning RecordingAfternoon Recording
May 11 - Morning RecordingAfternoon Recording
May 29, 2018 Deadline to submit Proposals (11:00 a.m.)

For questions, please contact

Julie Sandoval - Department Fiscal Administrator
City of San Antonio · Department of Human Services · 210.207.5738