Independent Mental Health Advocacy Services Walthamstow
The London Borough of Waltham Forest is seeking to appoint a provider to deliver Independent Mental Health Advocacy services to be delivered on an individual basis to service users.
United Kingdom-Walthamstow: Health and social work services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Waltham Forest Town Hall, 701 Forest Road
Contact person: Ms Kamilla Krajniak
Telephone: +44 2084963000
NUTS code: UKI
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Independent Mental Health Advocacy Services
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
The London Borough of Waltham Forest is seeking to appoint a provider to deliver Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA) services to be delivered on an individual basis to service users.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
The provider will be expected to deliver IMHA service across Waltham Forest, across different locations, directly to service users.
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
As part of its Think Family 2020 Strategy, the London Borough of Waltham Forest (LBWF) has set out a clear vision for our families to be safe, well, independent and resilient.
To support the delivery of this vision, and in line with its statutory responsibilities, the Authority intends to commission specialist Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA) services to be delivered on an individual basis to service users.
Advocacy is usually defined as a process or intervention that ensures vulnerable people have a voice. Mental illness and lack of mental capacity can mean that individuals can find it difficult to speak up for themselves and be heard. This impact upon decision-making and the opportunities to exercise choice that can result in marginalisation and social exclusion.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
The contract duration is 17 months with option to extend by further 7 months.
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.2.2)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
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: