Office of Direct Service and Contracting Tribes
Title ITitle I Tribes are Federally recognized Tribes or Tribal organizations that contract or contracts with the Indian Health Service (IHS) to plan, conduct and administer one or more individual programs, functions, services or activities under Public Law (P.L.) 93-638, or portions thereof, including construction program that the IHS would otherwise provide for Indians because of their status as Indians. P.L. 93-638 is the Indian Self Determination and Education Assistance Act (ISDEAA).
TrainingIn accordance with the Internal Agency Procedures Handbook for Non-Construction Contracting Under Title I of the ISDEAA [PDF], Chapter 15 - Training, our office provides on going Title I training.
Contract Proposal Liaison OfficersThe IHS P.L. 93-638 contracting roles and responsibilities reside within the IHS twelve (12) Area Offices. The Contract Proposal Liaison Officers (CPLOs), the Contracting Officers (awarding personnel) and the Program Officials (programmatic monitoring of the contracts) primary responsibility is to work directly with tribes on P.L. 93-638 contracting.
These key Area Office staff are responsible for and involved with:
- Informing tribes about the contracting process;
- Providing technical assistance; and
- Overseeing programmatic and financial aspects of the contracts.
IHS Area Contract Proposal Liaison Officers [PDF - 26KB]
A Listing of Title I Contractors [PDF - 89KB]