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​Keeping Families Together Pilot Program in Mecklenburg County

Mecklenburg County Community Support Services (CSS), in collaboration with Mecklenburg County’s Department of Social Services, Youth and Family Services Division (YFS) announce the availability of funding to support a permanent supportive housing program for child welfare involved families who are confronting homelessness or inadequate housing. This Request for Proposal (RFP) is part of the Keeping Families Together (KFT) Initiative, One Roof Campaign, developed by Corporation for Supportive Housing.

The primary intent of this RFP is to select and contract with a qualified service provider or providers that demonstrate competencies in best practices and client outcomes of this target population, ensure health and safety for clients, and demonstrate ethical and responsible practices.


This process is the means by which Mecklenburg County Community Support Services will determine which service provider(s) is most qualified to meet the supportive housing needs of this extremely vulnerable population. The award of this RFP is to provide up to $1,000,000 to a provider(s) to assist up to fifty (50) families who are frequent users of local emergency homeless response and child welfare systems.


To be eligible, applicants must have a concrete plan to secure up to 50 affordable housing units in Mecklenburg County. Important details are below:

  • The last day to submit your proposal will be Friday, August 9, 2019 by 5:00PM EST.
  • A mandatory information session will be held on Friday, July 19, 2019 at 10:00AM EST at the Valerie C. Woodard Center at 3205 Freedom Drive, Suite 4000, Charlotte, NC 28208
  • Any questions about this RFP must be submitted in writing.  All questions shall be directed to: Carole Ward, Management Analyst via no later than 5:00PM EST, August 8, 2019.
  • Please click below to access all RFP documents: