Decision details

Award of HRS contracts

Decision Maker: Strategic Director - Community Well-being

Decision status: Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To request authority to award a contract for the provision of Housing Related Support Services (HRS) for a:

-       Homelessness and ex offender service

-       Mental health service

-       Handy person service

-       Young person service (18-21) and crash pads

-       Domestic abuse and complex women’s service


That the Strategic Director Community Wellbeing, in consultation with the Cabinet Member of Adult Social Care:


i)             Approves the award of five contracts for a period of 3 (three) years with an option to extend for 2 (two) years, on a 1 + 1 basis, to the providers outlined in the table in section 2.1 of the accompanying report.

Reasons for the decision:

As detailed within the accompanying report.

Alternative options considered:

As detailed within the accompanying report.

Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Reason Key: Signficant expenditure/savings of £500k or more;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Cabinet/Committee Decision or Scheme of Delegation: Officer scheme of delegation

Parties Consulted: The Lead Member for Adult Social Care has been consulted, and consultation with providers and service users was undertaken.

Contact: Lorraine Regan, Interim Commissioning Manager Email: Tel: 020 8937 4162.

Publication date: 25/11/2021

Date of decision: 08/11/2021

Date comes into force if not called in: 03/12/2021

Call-in deadline date: 02/12/2021

Current call-in Count: 0

Accompanying Documents: