The CPUC and the Department of General Services periodically issue Requests for Proposals (RFPs) or other bid documents to solicit competitive bids or proposals from vendors interested in providing services or equipment to California Connect.
Services and equipment provided to California Connect include items such as:
• California Connect Contact Center and distribution center services
• Telecommunications relay services
• Marketing services
• ASL interpretation and language translation
• Real time captioning
• Project management and management consultation
• Program and contract administration
• Specialized telecommunications equipment
All contracting opportunities are listed on the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) website, as well as being listed on this website.
Current Contracting Opportunities:
Note: Please continue to check this page for contracting opportunities.
Tariff Expense Reimbursement Template
Local Exchange Carriers in California offering approved services to their deaf and disabled customers may receive reimbursement for the monthly recurring rate of tariff-based services and associated non-recurring charges, if applicable. You may download the Tariff Expense Reimbursement Template (Excel) to request reimbursement for allowed services.
Payee Data Record
All California Connect vendors, including advisory committee members and proxies, must complete a Payee Data Record prior to receive payment from the State for any goods or services provided to California Connect. Please download the Payee Data Record Form (PDF) and instructions.