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Ministry Request for Qualifications for Registered Social Workers Homestudy Services

An opportunity to respond to the Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for Registered Social Worker (RSW) Homestudy Services has been posted to BC Bid (

More information can be found by going to BC Bid at and clicking ‘Browse for Bid Opportunities’, then ‘Browse Using the Advanced Search’. The Document # is XCN2021025RFQ. Any requests for additional information should be directed to the contact included in the Request for Proposals Opportunity Notice.

The purpose of this RFQ is to qualify Registered Social Workers (RSWs) experienced in the following Service Areas:

  • Homestudies
  • Homestudy Updates

Pursuant to amendments to the Adoption Act Regulation definitions, completed in 2020, individual Registered Social Workers (RSWs) may be contracted by Service Delivery Areas (SDAs) as needed to provide adoption services, including completion of adoption homestudies and/or homestudy updates in order to assist Ministry of Children and Family Development to manage workload pressures. This list is intended to pre-qualify individual RSWs for future contract opportunities directly with the Ministry. This opportunity is limited to Registered Social Workers in good standing with the British Columbia College of Social Workers. This list is not applicable for licensed adoption agencies/organizations employing RSWs. Please see the BC Bid posting for more information about the opportunity.