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Thurston County, Washington

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Public Health and Social Services

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Below are Request for Proposals (RFP), Request for Qualification (RFQ) and Request for Information (RFI) opportunities currently available through the Thurston County Public Health & Social Services Department.



About the Thurston County Budget 


Environmental Health

Thurston County Public Health and Social Services is seeking a Technical Consultant for Accela Data Migration Project. IT Business Application Analysts submission deadline is 4:00pm on 08/07/2023. Call 360-867-2685 or email for additional information. 

Office of Housing and Homeless Prevention

Thurston County’s Office of Housing and Homeless Prevention Request for Proposals

In partnership with the Regional Housing Council, Thurston County’s Office of Housing and Homeless Prevention is soliciting project proposals for funding from the combined County-wide and City of Olympia local Home Fund, federal HOME Investment Partnerships Act (HOME), American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), Affordable Housing Fund (SHB 2060), and the SHB 1406 funds. Total funding available is approximately $5,525,401. Details of eligible activities are available in the full Request for Proposals

  • Applications are to be submitted via ZoomGrants, an online application system. Check out this Quick Start Guide for more information on getting started with ZoomGrants. 
  • Supporting RFP materials are available in the Application under the “Library” tab.
  • Application materials will be available beginning Friday June 9, 2023 and applications must be received by the County no later than 12:00 PM on Wednesday July 19, 2023.

  • A bidders conference was held on June 22, 2023 at 2:00pm. You can access the recording here: Bidders Conference Webinar. Passcode: m=Y$1YG1

Continue to check-in for updates, or email  to get added to the distribution list for upcoming announcements, or with any questions. 

Homeless Housing

The Homeless Housing Program assists homeless individuals, couples, and families whose income is at or below 80% of the area median income.  Funding for the program is derived from legislative mandated surcharge on document recording fees that are shared between the state and local counties. 

Eligible Applicants: 

Non-Profit organizations, local municipalities within the county, profit developers, and faith-based organizations that provide homeless housing services in accordance with the requirements of the Homeless Housing Program. 

Eligible Activities: 

Eligible activities are going to depend on the specific funding source and will be outlined in each Request for Proposals (RFP) issued. Some examples of previously funded activities include: 

  • Shelter programs 
  • Permanent Supportive Housing 
  • Outreach 
  • Hotel Vouchers 
  • Rapid Re-Housing 
  • Coordinated Entry 
  • Eviction Prevention
  • Diversion & Homeless Prevention
  • Housing Basic Needs

Thurston - Mason County Developmental Disabilities Program

Funding Notification

This RFP is now closed. Keep checking back for future opportunities.

2024-2025 Request for Proposals for Community Grants Application Packet

If you have questions about this RFP, please contact Mark Moffett by email at or call 360-867-2597.

Treatment Sales Tax

Every 1-2 years, Thurston County Public Health and Social Services issues a Request for Proposals (RFP) for TST funding; an example of an RFP from a prior year is: RFP 2018 TST Community Grants.

Past grantees have included treatment providers, community agencies, school districts, and local jurisdictions, RFP updates and application materials are included below. Please note that the majority of TST funding is allocated to County offices and departments through the County’s biennial budget process. Learn more about Treatment Sales Tax

2023 Treatment Sales Tax Request for Proposal:

Release Date: October 11, 2023
Application Deadline: November 1, 2023