SOURCES SOUGHT SYNOPSIS ONLY
1. The Department of Veterans Affairs, Network Contracting Office 19, is seeking sources for a potential agreement to provide American Sign Language Services (i.e., reference the Performance Work Statement).

2. The Government is only interested in sources that can provide and meet all requirements as outlined in the Performance Work Statement (PWS). Please ensure you read the PWS thoroughly and understand all the requirements before you respond. Additionally, with your response clearly state that your company has read and understands the PWS and is indeed capable of meeting all requirements as described and stated in the PWS.

4. The purpose of this synopsis is to gain knowledge of potential qualified sources and their size classification (HUBZone, 8(a), small, small disadvantage, service-disabled veteran owned small business, veteran owned small business or large business) relative to NACIS 541930 Translation and Interpretation Services, with a Small Business Administration (SBA) size standard of $8 million dollars. Responses to this synopsis will be used by the Government to make appropriate acquisition decisions. After review of the responses to these sources sought synopsis, a solicitation announcement may be published on Contract Opportunities or GSA.

5. This is a sources sought announcement ONLY and is NOT a request for proposals or quotes.

6. In response to this announcement, it is required you fill out all items below:

Company Name:
Address:

DUNS Number:
Contact Name:
Phone No.:
Email:

Business Size Information
Select all that applies:
Small Business
Emerging Small Business
Small Disadvantaged Business
Certified under Section 8(a) of the Small Business Act
HUBZone
Woman Owned
Certified Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small
Veteran Owned Small Business
Large Business

FSS/GSA Contract Holder (Only mark yes for relevant GSA schedules for sign language translation and interpretation services)
Yes No
FSS/GSA Contract Number (Only list relevant GSA/FSS schedules for sign language translation and interpretation services)

Effective Date/ Expiration Date

This notice is neither a request for competitive proposal/quote or solicitation of offerors. This notice is to assist the VA in determining sources only and a solicitation is not currently available. If a solicitation is issued it will be announced at a later date, and all interested parties must respond to that solicitation announcement separately from this response. Responses to this sources sought is not a request to be added to a prospective bidders list or to receive a copy of the solicitation. Information received as a result of this notice will normally be considered solely for the purpose of determining whether to conduct a competitive procurement. This notice does not represent a commitment by the Government to pay for costs incurred in the preparation and submission of information or any other costs incurred as a response to this announcement. Inquiries will only be accepted in writing via email to jared.detton@va.gov on or before November 29th , 2021 by 4:00 pm MST.

Attachments:
Reference the PWS attached as a PDF document, ensure you read it and understand it fully before responding to this sources sought.