Camden Council‘s Domestic Violence and Abuse Refuge Service

Camden Council‘s Domestic Violence and Abuse Refuge Service

The service, comprising 25 bed spaces spread across four properties, is for women and children who are experiencing DVA.

United Kingdom-London: Social work services with accommodation

2015/S 174-316842

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

London Borough of Camden
5 Pancras Square
For the attention of: Kate Collins
N1C 4AG London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2079741892
E-mail: kate.collins@camden.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

Address of the buyer profile: https://uk.eu-supply.com/ctm/Supplier/CompanyInformation/Index/28

Electronic access to information: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=13325&B=LBCAMDEN

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=13325&B=LBCAMDEN

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services
Public order and safety
Housing and community amenities

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Camden Council‘s Domestic Violence and Abuse (DVA) Refuge Service.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 25: Health and social services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: London.

NUTS code UKI1

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

The London Borough of Camden is currently seeking to award a contract for a Domestic Violence and Abuse (DVA) Refuge Service to commence on 1.4.2016.
The service, comprising 25 bed spaces spread across four properties, is for women and children who are experiencing DVA. This accommodation is designed to perform several functions, support provision will be between 9 and 12 months:
— Provide safe temporary accommodation for those women and children fleeing DVA,
— Support and prepare service users for options out of the refuge,
— Increase DVA awareness amongst service users,
— Ensure that those identified with relevant need receive specialist and high-level interventions for mental health, drug and/or alcohol issues,
— Ensure those with relevant need receive interventions from family services and social work services.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85311000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

The London Borough of Camden is currently seeking to award a contract for a Domestic Violence and Abuse (DVA) Refuge Service to commence on 1.4.2016.
The service, comprising 25 bed spaces spread across four properties, is for women and children who are experiencing DVA. This accommodation is designed to perform several functions, support provision will be between 9 and 12 months:
— Provide safe temporary accommodation for those women and children fleeing DVA,
— Support and prepare service users for options out of the refuge,
— Increase DVA awareness amongst service users,
— Ensure that those identified with relevant need receive specialist and high-level interventions for mental health, drug and/or alcohol issues,
— Ensure those with relevant need receive interventions from family services and social work services.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 1 120 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: The initial contract term is for 2 years with the option of 3 extensions of 1 year each, at the sole discretion of the Council.

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 3
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 12 (from the award of the contract)

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 024 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

For more information please see tender documents on EU Supply.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: For more information please see tender documents on EU Supply.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: For more information please see tender documents on EU Supply.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
For more information please see tender documents on EU Supply.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
For more information please see tender documents on EU Supply.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

Domestic Violence and Abuse Refuge Service Tender.

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

28.10.2015 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Cabinet Office
70 Whitehall
SW1A 2AS London
UNITED KINGDOM

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR)
70 Fleet Street
EC4Y 1EU London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: info@cedr.com
Telephone: +44 2075366000
Internet address: http://www.cedr.com

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

7.9.2015

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