Social and Emotional Development

  • Request for Applications - Healthy Social & Emotional Development & Family Support (SED)

    Request for Applications is closed.

    ​The County Commission is requesting applications to develop a system of services for early childhood mental health consultation and trauma responsive training for caregivers and families of children birth to age give (RFA 18-223 Healthy Social And Emotional Development and Family Supports).  The Social and Emotional Development (SED) program was developed by the Alachua County Children's Services Advisory Board.  The initiative will provide consultation benefitting children and families receiving early care and education from licensed center-based and home-based programs in Alachua County.  SED will also benefit the staff of those early care and education providers through training and in classroom consultative services.

    Required services and other parameters are contained in the proposal documents and must be adhered to in order to qualify for funding.  Proposal materials and the application are available online or at the Alachua County Purchasing Division (12 S.E. 1st Street, 3rd Floor, Gainesville).

    Applications must be received no later than 5:00 pm, Wednesday, April 25th, 2018 at:
    Alachua County Procurement
    Alachua County Administration Building
    12 SE 1st Street, 3rd Floor
    Gainesville, FL  32601

    All potential applicants are required to attend the in-person pre-application workshop.

    Mandatory Pre-Application Meeting:
    March 30, 2018 at 1:00 pm
    Alachua County Community Support Services
    Conference Room A
    224 SE 24th Street
    Gainesville, FL  32641
    For more information, contact Alachua County Community Support Services Assistant Director Tom Tonkavich at 352-264-6738 or