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RFP--Research Consultant, 2010 Pathways to a Healthy Sustainable Huron: Foundations Report, Huron County Social Services and Huron County Health Unit

Huron County, Ontario
Deadline August 27, 2010

2010 Pathways to a Healthy Sustainable Huron: Foundations Report

Huron County Social Services and Huron County Health Unit request proposals for a Consultant to conduct a Pathways to a Healthy Sustainable Huron: Foundations Report that will be used to provide recommendations for improvements to the social safety net and supports for healthy living available for people of all incomes and ages in Huron County.

Representatives from Huron County Social Services and the Huron County Health Unit will make up a Steering Committee which will be responsible for the selection, evaluation and management of the successful Consultant. The Steering Committee will oversee the project and the successful Consultant will report to the Steering Committee throughout the duration of the project.

Project objectives

  • To evaluate Pathways to Self-Sufficiency, and reassess the needs in the community by expanding it to target: families, seniors, and singles living on low incomes.
  • To assist staff at the Huron County Health Unit in a partnership development workplan and a community mobilization workplan as part of the Healthy Communities Partnership initiative.

Deliverables include:

  • Interim Reports summarizing:
    • Previously collected statistics and relevant background documents
    • Findings from data collected from service providers
    • Findings from data collected from community consultations
  • Final report, including an executive summary and key recommendations

Pre-Qualification is required for this contract position. Previous experience in surveying, data collection (qualitative and quantitative), and analysis required.

Final report due January 28, 2011
Closing Date: Friday, August 27, 2010

Designated Contact:

Michele Gaynor, Social Services Manager
Huron County Social Services
[email protected]