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

Meeting: 13/02/2012 - Executive (Item 8)

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This report further requests authority to extend existing contracts for a period of up to 1 May 2012 to ensure planned implementation for the new services.

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.

Minutes:

Following a meeting of the Executive on 17 August 2011 when authority was given to appoint organisations to two frameworks for young people housing support services as required by Contract Standing Order 88, officers received representations from tendering organisations regarding the process.  Councillor R Moher (Lead Member, Adults and Health) advised that these concerns were investigated during which time the existing contracts were extended. Officers had concluded investigation of representations from tendering organisations and had requested authority to appoint organisations to the frameworks and award call off contracts from the frameworks as required by Contract Standing Order 88.  The report further requested authority to extend existing contracts for a period of up to 1 May 2012 to ensure planned implementation for the new services.

 

RESOLVED:-

 

(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 from the Director of Adult Social Services 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.