On June 14, 2017, Massachusetts Department of Mental Health (DMH) released requests for proposals (RFPs) for forensic Programs of Assertive Community Treatment (PACT) services and community-based PACT services. Proposals are due August 4, 2017. Awards announcements are anticipated by August 28, 2017, and DMH advised bidders to expect a full caseload on the contract start date of October 1, 2017. The contracts are slated to run through June, 2022. Six renewal options of one year each are possible. For the forensic PACT services, DMH intends to award a single contract for all of western Massachusetts. For the community-based . . .