Frequently Asked Questions
Is Health Services part of the Internal Services Department (ISD)?
No, Health Services is not a part of the Internal Services Department (ISD), although both ISD and Health Services are both County departments within the Government of the County of Los Angeles. ISD specifically provides internal services (i.e., IT, facilities operations, purchasing and central services) to other County departments, including Health Services. For more information, visit http://isd.lacounty.gov.
What does the solicitation process entail?
The solicitation process varies, depending on the type of solicitation (e.g., RFP, RFSQ, IFB, etc.) and the specific requirements of each solicitation. The solicitation documents prepared by our Division include specific instructions and requirements to help vendors navigate through Los Angeles County’s solicitation process. If you have any questions or require clarification regarding a particular solicitation, please contact the Contract Analyst listed in the solicitation documents.
How do I stay current on open solicitations and find out what Health Services currently has a need for?
Please visit the following pages:
• Solicitations open to the public (Link to: New bid list page extracted from ISD website)
• Solicitations open to Health Services Master Agreement vendors (Link to: NEW PAGE to include MA Solicitation bids and instructions to respond).
How do I add my business to the Health Services bidder’s list to receive announcements of upcoming solicitations?
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org
My business is currently doing business with LA County through ISD (Internal Services Department). How can I do business with Health Services?
If you are presently doing business with the LA County, you have already registered as an LA County vendor. Please check our Open Bids (https://dhs.lacounty.gov/contracts-and-grants/dhs-open-bids/) page for any solicitations that your business may qualify for.