Domestic Abuse Refuge Service Tender London

Domestic Abuse Refuge Service Tender London

Key Requirements: Providing culturally specific and generic support services to survivors of domestic abuse.

United Kingdom-London: Health and social work services

2016/S 210-381336

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

London Borough of Tower Hamlets
Mulberry Place, 5 Clove Crescent
London
E14 2BG
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mrs Jay Bains
Telephone: +44 2073640785
E-mail: procurement@towerhamlets.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.towerhamlets.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.towerhamlets.gov.uk

I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com/register
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com/register

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

AHS5026 Domestic Abuse Refuge Service.

Reference number: DN214434

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Key Requirements:

— Providing culturally specific and generic support services to survivors of domestic abuse.

— Supporting women to rebuild their life following a period of abuse.

— Providing emergency and short term accommodation to women and their children.

— Supporting women with a broad spectrum of issues ranging from domestic abuse, forced marriage, honour based violence, FGM.

— Supporting women and their children to settle in the borough, accessing GP or children’s services or other specialist services e.g. solicitors or criminal justice system.

— Preparing women & their children to move on to an accommodation type of their choice.

— Deliver support services to women and enable them to develop the confidence and life skills to live free from abuse or trauma.

— Working in partnership with local women, children’s and domestic violence services as well as health and social care professionals.

— Complementing the delivery of local and national strategies i.e. Violence against Women and Girls Strategy.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 342 500.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI12

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Key Requirements:

— Providing culturally specific and generic support services to survivors of domestic abuse.

— Supporting women to rebuild their life following a period of abuse.

— Providing emergency and short term accommodation to women and their children.

— Supporting women with a broad spectrum of issues ranging from domestic abuse, forced marriage, honour based violence, FGM.

— Supporting women and their children to settle in the borough, accessing GP or children’s services or other specialist services e.g. solicitors or criminal justice system.

— Preparing women & their children to move on to an accommodation type of their choice.

— Deliver support services to women and enable them to develop the confidence and life skills to live free from abuse or trauma.

— Working in partnership with local women, children’s and domestic violence services as well as health and social care professionals.

— Complementing the delivery of local and national strategies i.e. Violence against Women and Girls Strategy.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 60
Price – Weighting: 40

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 342 500.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract is for a duration of 36 months with the option to extend for a further two 12 month periods, i.e. 36 + 12 + 12 months.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

The Council is seeking to tender a domestic violence refuge support service and is seeking innovative models of service delivery.

This contract will be based on bidder’s agreement to enter into a Housing Management Agreement with the Landlords of both refuge provisions. Failure to agree to the Housing Management Agreement will result in the contract not being awarded.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 28/11/2016
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 28/11/2016
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

The Council is committed to improving the quality of life for both residents and businesses within Tower Hamlets. In line with The Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012 the authority will consider how this procurement might improve the economic, social and environmental well-being of the relevant area. In order to achieve this, it is our objective to work with existing and future contractors to secure an appropriate level of community benefits through the procurement process. Detailed guidance and minimum levels of the economic and community benefit applicable to this tender will be available within the tender documentation.

The anticipated contract start date is: Saturday, 1.4.2017

The winning bidder will need to have the ability to commence the new contract from 1.4.2017

The estimated value of the contract is:

268 500 GBP per annum. An upper threshold of 268 500 GBP has been placed on this tender.

For a period of: This contract is for a period of 3 years +1 +1 term.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

London Borough of Tower Hamlets
5 Clove Crescent
London
E14 2BG
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2073644099
E-mail: procurement@towerhamlets.gov.ukInternet address:http://www.towerhamlets.gov.uk/Home.aspx
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

27/10/2016

 

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