With the next regional elections in March, the transition period should apply from mid-January 2021. These changes are positive for non-profit service providers in AV. Agencies now have even more flexibility to directly engage or invite organizations to submit bids. Providers with an existing contract, which expires before next June, can also contact their contract manager to draw their attention to these changes, which can facilitate their renewal. Download the full guide to the Human Services Agreement or scroll down to download individual parts. Prior to 2017, the DCJ, previously known as the Department of Families and Community Services (FACS), had other model contracts with service providers, including the Funding Instrument and the Program Level Agreement (PLA). Since 2017, DCJ has been using the Human Services Agreement (HSA) for new contracts, given the expiration of old contracts. In particular, the financing instrument and the PLA have been replaced by the HSA general terms and conditions and timetable. . . .