Domestic Violence Support Contract – London Borough of Havering
The service will be comprehensive, evidence based, accessible, respect client confidentiality, high quality, responsive to client needs and cost-effective.
United Kingdom-Romford: Social work and related services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Town Hall, Main Road
Contact person: Susan Shepherd
NUTS code: UKI52
Internet address(es):Main address: www.havering.gov.uk
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
London Borough of Havering — Domestic Violence Support
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
The provision of support for people affected by Domestic violence. The service will be comprehensive, evidence based, accessible, respect client confidentiality, high quality, responsive to client needs and cost-effective. Service delivered will support those affected by Domestic violence by offering accommodation services as well as a floating support service. There are 2 women’s refuges in Havering and it is proposed to offer this accommodation to incoming providers. Addresses for the women’s refuges will remain confidential.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.3)Place of performance
London Borough of Havering.
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
The local Authority wishes to introduce a single contract that will encourage bidders to secure efficiencies when developing an innovative service that delivers care and support to people affected by domestic violence. There is an interim contract in place until the 31.8.2018 and it is anticipated that a new service will start on the 1.9.2018. London Borough of Havering is committed to providing high quality services for its clients and the provision of 2 accommodation based refuges and a floating support service is highly valued by the local community.
Domestic Abuse and Sexual Offences in London: There were a total of 74 692 flagged domestic abuse offences in 2016/17 and 23 606 domestic abuse violence with Injury offences. This accounts for approximately a third of all domestic abuse offences. Domestic Abuse represents 1 in every 10 recorded crimes in London.
Havering: Current data from Havering suggests that there has been an increase across areas of Domestic Violence. In 2016/17 there were 2288 recorded episodes of Domestic offences. In 2015/2016 the number was 2090. This indicates an increase of 202 occurrences. Incidents of Domestic abuse increased from 4555 in 2015/2016 to 4666 in 2016/2017 an increase of 111 cases. More recent data is available on the MOPAC domestic and sexual violence dashboard: https://www.london.gov.uk/what-we-do/mayors-office-policing-and-crime-mopac/data-and-statistics/crime%20/domestic-and-sexual
Information on crime and Community Safety in Havering is available through the Havering data intelligence hub at https://www.haveringdata.net/
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Due to the local Authority’s statutory duty to provide support to victims of domestic violence, a further contract will be recommissioned following the end of the new contract.
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
6 months before the end of the new contract.
Town Hall, Main Road
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: