Decision details

Young people accommodation based services and floating support services - further update on framework contracts

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

To note the extension of the existing contracts and to award new framework contracts.

Decision:

(i)        that the outcome of the investigation into the procurement process be noted;

(ii)       that approval be given to the appointment of the three organisations detailed at paragraph 3.4 of the Report to the Supporting People Young People Accommodation based Support Services Framework Agreement (“Framework 1”) for a period of three years with an option to extend Framework 1 for a further two years;

(iii)      that approval be given to award a call-off contract from Framework 1 to Coram (Thomas Coram Foundation for Children) in respect of Lot A (single sex accommodation based services for young people with complex needs across scattered accommodation) from 1 May 2012 for a period of three years with an option of extending for two years;

(iv)      that approval be given to award a call-off contract from Framework 1 to De Paul UK in respect of Lot B (mixed sex accommodation based services for young people across hostel, crash pad and move on units) from 1 May 2012 for a period of three years with an option to extend the framework for a further two years;

(v)       that approval be given to the appointment of the five organisations detailed at paragraph 3.5 of the Report to the Supporting People Young People Floating Support Services Framework Agreement (Framework 2”) for a period of three years with an option to extend for a further two years;

(vi)      that approval be given to award a call-off contract from Framework 2 to Coram (Thomas Coram Foundation for Children) from 1 May 2012 for a period of 3 years with an option to extend the Framework 1 for a further 2 years.

(vii)     that approval be given to a short extension of existing contracts for young people based accommodation services and floating support services with De Paul Trust, Catch 22, St Christopher’s Fellowship, Coram Housing and Support Services, Brent Housing Partnership and Centre Point for the period to 1 May 2012 to ensure appropriate implementation of services.

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Internal

Contact: Alison Elliott, Director of Adult Social Services Email: alison.elliott@brent.gov.uk Tel: 020 8937 4230.

Report author: Alison Elliott

Publication date: 15/02/2012

Date of decision: 13/02/2012

Decided at meeting: 13/02/2012 - Executive

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