Provide Money Advice Service in Devon

Provide Money Advice Service in Devon

The Authority is inviting Bids for the provision of a bespoke money advice to Service Users referred through the shared Authority of South Hams District Council and West Devon Borough Council.

Opportunity Id
DN127889
Title
Money Advice Service
Categories
85312300-2 – Guidance and counselling services
Description
The Authority is inviting Bids for the provision of a bespoke money advice to Service Users referred through the shared Authority of South Hams District Council and West Devon Borough Council. The core Service objectives for the Contract are as follows: • To provide a free, independent, confidential and impartial debt advice service that delivers a fair outcome for both debtors and creditors; • To assist people in budgeting and managing their money more effectively, particularly those who are most affected by changes in the benefit regimes; • To promote and assist people in accessing the use of affordable and responsible credit; • To provide advice to maximise household, family and individual income and reduce arrears; and • Help improve understanding of benefit systems, in order to assist people claim more effectively. It is intended that any resultant Contract shall commence as soon after receipt of formal letter of award as may be agreed. Contract period to be up to a period of one (1) year with an option to extend up to a period of one (1) further year. This Contract is being procured by West Devon Borough Council on behalf of itself and South Hams District Council. THE PROCUREMENT DOCUMENTS BELOW ARE READ ONLY. DO NOT USE TO COMPLETE AND SUBMIT A TENDER. APPLICANTS MUST REGISTER AN INTEREST TO ACCESS THE PROCUREMENT DOCUMENTS TO COMPLETE AND SUBMIT. ONLY APPLICANTS WHO HAVE REGISTERED AN INTEREST WILL RECEIVE UPDATE NOTIFICATIONS AS TO PROGRESS OF THE PROCUREMENT, RESPONSES TO CLARIFICATION QUESTIONS AND ANY OTHER INFORMATION PERTINENT TO THIS OPPORTUNITY. Suppliers interested in this opportunity should express their interest by clicking on the ‘login and register interest’ button on this page. New users to the system must register first to obtain a user name and password before returning to this opportunity. Please refer to the suppliers guide ‘Visiting Site for the First Time’ by clicking the ‘Help’ button. Once suppliers have expressed their interest they can access the procurement documentation from ‘My Activities’ on the home page.
Region(s) of supply
Devon
Estimated value
N/A
Keywords
Money advice, Debt counselling, Housing support, Homelessness prevention

Key dates

Estimated contract dates

Start date
13/06/2016
End date
12/06/2017

Contact details

Buyer
West Devon Borough Council
Contact
Carly Wedderburn
Telephone
01626215120
Address
Kilworthy Park
Tavistock
Devon
PL19 0BZ
United Kingdom

 

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