Treatment Services Solicitation

The United States Probation and Pretrial Services Office in the District of Idaho contracts every three years for competitive and non-competitive bid amounts in the area of drug treatment services, urine collection, mental health services, sexual deviancy treatment, and polygraphs.  Our next open contracting cycle will begin approximately July 2020. However, there are certain circumstances under which off-year contracts bid proposals will be accepted.

For additional information, please contact the District Drug and Alcohol Treatment Specialist, Sr. U.S. Probation Officer Lee Pierantoni, in our Coeur d'Alene office.

Updated on Jun 10, 2020

Request for Proposal

The United States District Court for the District of Idaho is soliciting proposals to provide treatment services and/or urine collection services for male and female Federal defendants/offenders. These individuals include persons on pretrial supervision, probation, supervised release, or parole, who are under the supervision of the United States Probation/Pretrial Services Office. This group could also include inmates in the United States Bureau of Prisons who are residing in Federal or contract community treatment centers.

Request for Proposals (RFP), can be accessed, downloaded, and/or printed by accessing the District of Idaho, United States Probation and Pretrial Services solicitation website at:   Please ensure you enter the entire address listed above in your browser. Upon accessing the site, you may navigate to the RFPs via location type.

The RFP contains the full text of all applicable Government regulations, and all offerors are subject to the provisions contained in the RFP.  In responding to the RFP, you should answer fully each item and supply all information requested. Section “L” provides specific directions for potential vendors in completing their proposals. The minimum standards for the services listed are contained in the Clauses and Terms of Agreement, and all proposals will be evaluated by the criterion laid out in Section “M.”

Proposals will be awarded on the basis of initial offers submitted, and each initial offer should contain your organization’s best terms from a cost and technical standpoint. There will be no additional opportunity to modify your proposal.

Please read the RFP carefully; do not rely on knowledge of previous RFPs, or knowledge of previous Federal procurement procedures.

The estimated monthly quantity listed in Section “B” of the RFP is the estimate of the services to be provided during the term of this agreement. It is only an estimate.  For urine collection services, all testing supplies will be supplied by the U.S. Probation Office, at no cost to the vendor.

Although the Government may choose to enter into a Blanket Purchase Agreement with multiple vendors, the Government reserves the right to award to a single vendor.

The term for this Blanket Purchase Agreement is twelve (12) months, with provisions that shall allow the Government to unilaterally extend the agreement for an additional two (2) years, at two (2) twelve (12) month intervals, at the Government’s discretion.

A vendor must be capable of providing all services identified in Section “B,” and within the geographic area identified in Section “B.”

For all proposals, an original and one (1) copy must be received no later than 5:00 p.m., July 31, 2020, in the United States Probation Office for the District of Idaho.  You can email your proposal to or mail to 6450 North Mineral Drive, Suite #170, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho 83815, or hand carried to the same address.  If you email the proposal, please ask for confirmation of receipt of your email to ensure the message and attachments were successfully received.

All copies must be originally signed. A copy of the Blanket Purchase Agreement, Clauses and Terms of Agreement, should be retained by the vendor for their files. Please do not submit proposals in binders or notebooks.

Any questions concerning the solicitations and/or the solicitation process must be submitted in writing by July 24, 2020, at 4:00 p.m. Responses to all questions and inquiries will be posted on the above identified website for all potential vendor review. Questions may be forwarded in writing via email to Lee Pierantoni, Sr. U.S. Probation Officer at or via fax at (208) 665-6890.