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Request For Proposal (RFP)

Coastline Elderly Services, Inc. (CESI) Area Agency on Aging is requesting proposals pursuant to Public Law 109-365 for Supportive Services, Legal and Caregiver services.

Projects should be targeted to individuals 60 years of age or older throughout the communities of Acushnet, Dartmouth, Fairhaven, Gosnold, Marion, Mattapoisett, Rochester and New Bedford. This RFP is opened to both private for profit organizations and businesses as well as non-profit, both within and outside the planning and service area.

A bidder’s conference will be held on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at 2:30 p.m. at Coastline, 1646 Purchase Street, New Bedford, MA 02740. Applications will be distributed at that time.

Completed applications must be received at Coastline on  Wednesday July 10, 2019 by 3 p.m. Late applications will not be accepted. For more information, please contact Ann McCrillis, Area Agency on Aging Planner, at 508-742-9160. AA/EOE

Request for Proposal (RFP)
Legal Assistance

Coastline Elderly Services, Inc. Area Agency on Aging, is requesting proposals for Legal Assistance pursuant to 45 C.F.R § 1321.71. Legal assistance includes legal advice and representation provided by an attorney (including to the extent feasible, counseling or other appropriate assistance by a paralegal or law student under the direct supervision of an attorney).

Services may include advice and consultation, drafting legal documents, negotiation, community education, outreach, and the representation of clients or groups and judicial tribunals, to the extent permitted by the Older Americans Act. Activities shall be rendered in a manner consistent with the Code of Professional Responsibility as promulgated by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, and with the Standards for Providers of Civil Legal Services to the Poor, as promulgated by the Standing Committee on Legal Aid and Indigent Defense of the American Bar Association. Legal assistance must serve individuals who are 60 years of age and older throughout the communities of Acushnet, Dartmouth, Fairhaven, Gosnold, Marion, Mattapoisett, New Bedford and Rochester.

A bidder’s conference will be held on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. at Coastline, 1646 Purchase Street, New Bedford, MA 02740. Applications will be distributed at that time.

Completed applications must be received at Coastline by Wednesday, July 10, 2019 by 3 p.m. Late applications will not be accepted. For more information, please contact Ann McCrillis, Area Agency on Aging Planner, at 508-742-9160. AA/EOE

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Coastline does not deny delivery of service
to any person on the basis of age, color, religion, gender,
national origin, ancestry, physical/mental handicaps,
and sexual preference, who otherwise meets the eligibility criteria
for the respective programs.