Milwaukee County CPS and Child Welfare

Contract and Grant Opportunities

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The Division of Milwaukee Child Protective Services is fortunate to contract with many community organizations who provide quality programming for children and families. These competitive contracts and grants are awarded through a Request for Proposal (RFP).

All active DMCPS Request for Proposals are listed below. If you have not yet registered to become a bidder for the State of Wisconsin's contracts and grants, please visit eSupplier and complete the online registration form. Responses to RFPs are strongly encouraged to be submitted through eSupplier. You will also find additional funding opportunities for other state agencies.


Open DMCPS Request For Proposals

Supervised Independent Living 

The Division of Milwaukee Child Protective Services (DMCPS) within the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families (DCF) is soliciting applications for the Supervised Independent Living Program in Milwaukee County as described in the Wisconsin Ongoing Services Standards.  DMCPS administers child welfare services in Milwaukee County and works to assure the safety, well-being, and permanence of children

The Supervised Independent Living (SIL) Program is for youth, ages 17-21, transitioning from an out-of-home care placement at or after, age 18. SIL services provide safe, independent placements to youth, along with programming to develop necessary skills and secures resources youth need to maintain housing into adulthood. The goal of this program is to provide eligible youth with SIL services allowing youth to successfully transition out of out-of-home care into quality and sustainable living arrangements.

  • Eligible Applicants: This application is open to all who want to apply and meet the criteria.
  • Issue Date: June 11, 2021
  • Due Date and Time: July 13, 2021 at 2:00pm (CST); Closed

Out of Home Care Provider Registration and Contracts

The OHC Provider application can be found here. 


Frequently Asked Questions: 

How can I learn about other DCF and State of Wisconsin contract and grant opportunities?

Competitive contract and grant opportunities may be found on eSupplier and are listed on the DCF Grant Application Opportunities webpage.

How do I respond to an open RFP?

Specific application instructions are provided in the RFP. Typically proposals are submitted through the Wisconsin eSupplier portal. Please register on the website if you have not yet done so.

I have a question about a contract or grant opportunity. Who can I ask?

All questions regarding an open RFP contract or grant should be emailed to