Provision of North Yorkshire Integrated Domestic Abuse Services

Provision of North Yorkshire Integrated Domestic Abuse Services

North Yorkshire County Council wishes to award a contract for the provision of North Yorkshire Integrated Domestic Abuse Services to victims and children.

United Kingdom-Northallerton: Health and social work services

2014/S 243-428236

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

North Yorkshire County Council
NYCC Legal Services, County Hall, Racecourse Lane
For the attention of: Mrs Carol Armstrong
DL7 8AD Northallerton
UNITED KINGDOM

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.northyorks.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.yortender.co.uk

Further information can be obtained from: North Yorkshire County Council
See V1.3 Additional Information
E-mail: iona.stonehouse@northyorks.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: North Yorkshire County Council
See V1.3 Additional information
UNITED KINGDOM

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: North Yorkshire County Council
See V1.3 Additional information
UNITED KINGDOM

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services
Health
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:

The Provision of North Yorkshire Integrated Domestic Abuse Services.

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: North Yorkshire.

NUTS code UKE22

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)

North Yorkshire County Council wishes to award a contract for the provision of North Yorkshire Integrated Domestic Abuse Services to victims and children.
The principal aim of the Service(s) is to tackle domestic abuse and deliver outcome focussed integrated domestic abuse service(s) to high and medium risk victims/survivors and members of their household, including children. The service(s) will enable victims/survivors and their families to make informed choices about their safety, health, housing and any other identified outcome needs.
The Service is being jointly commissioned by the Supporting People Partnership of North Yorkshire which includes North Yorkshire County Council Directorates (Health and Adult Services (HAS), including Public Health and Children and Young People (CYPS)), Probation, Health and the 7 North Yorkshire District and Borough Councils, namely:
Craven District Council;
Hambleton District Council;
Harrogate Borough Council;
Richmondshire District Council;
Ryedale District Council;
Scarborough Borough Council;
Selby District Council;
together referred to as the ‘Partnership’ with North Yorkshire County Council appointed to act as the lead in commissioning the Service.
Further and more detailed information will be contained in the Invitation to Tender documentation.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 98000000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots

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 service specification is fully outlined in the Invitation to Tender documentation.
This specification is for the delivery and provision of consistent and high quality outcome focussed integrated domestic abuse service(s) to high and medium risk victims/survivors and members of their household, including children and young people either in Refuge accommodation or through a Making Safe Floating Support Service within other accommodation. The service(s) will enable victims/survivors to make informed choices about their safety, health, housing and any other identified outcome needs.
The contract will be split into lots in order to ensure coverage of all aspects of requirements throughout North Yorkshire. Tenderers can tender for one or more lots. The lots are outlined as follows:
Lot 1: Craven, Harrogate and Selby (West) — Refuge provision women and children, Making Safe.
Lot 2: Hambleton and Richmondshire (Central) — refuge provision women and children, Making Safe.
Lot 3: Scarborough and Ryedale (East) — refuge provision women and children, Making Safe.
Lot 4: Countywide — Children and Young People’s Therapeutic Service.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: The contract will run between 1.6.2015 and 31.5.2018. The council will have the power to extend the contract for a period of a further 2 years maximum at the discretion of the Council and subject to satisfactory performance.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Information about lots

Lot No: 1Lot title: Craven, Harrogate and Selby (West) — Refuge Provision for Women and Children and Making Safe

1)Short description

As detailed in Invitation to Tender Documentation and Service Specification.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 98000000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2Lot title: Hambleton and Richmondshire (Central) — Refuge Provision for Women and Children and Making Safe

1)Short description

As detailed in Invitation to Tender Documentation and Service Specification.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 98000000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3Lot title: Scarborough and Ryedale (East) — Refuge Provision (dispersed currently) for Women and Children and Making Safe

1)Short description

As detailed in Invitation to Tender Documentation and Service Specification.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 98000000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 4Lot title: Countywide Children’s Therapeutic Service

1)Short description

As detailed Invitation to Tender Documentation and Service Specification.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 98000000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Further and more detailed information will be contained in the Invitation to Tender documentation.

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

Further and more detailed information will be contained in the Invitation to Tender documentation.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Further and more detailed information will be contained in the Invitation to Tender documentation.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Further and more detailed information will be contained in the Invitation to Tender documentation.
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Any supplier may be disqualified who:
(a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order compulsory winding up the administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;
(c) has been convicted by a judgment which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
(d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contract authorities can demonstrate;
(e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or has not supplied such information;
(h) has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organization, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA;
(i) has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26 May 1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively;
(j) has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities;
(k) has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10 June 1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
Further and more detailed information will be contained in the Invitation to Tender documentation.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (a) appropriate statements from banks or, where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance;
(b) the presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established;
(c) a statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last 3 financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information of these turnovers is available.
Further and more detailed information will be contained in the Invitation to Tender documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Further and more detailed information will be contained in the Invitation to Tender documentation.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Further and more detailed information will be contained in the Invitation to Tender documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Further and more detailed information will be contained in the Invitation to Tender documentation.
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:

9JWL-C7DD3T

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

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2014/S 96-167783 of 20.5.2014

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

26.1.2015 – 12:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

15.12.2014

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

Date: 26.1.2015 – 12:00
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

To access the tender documents you must register your organisation details on the YORtender system on the following linkhttps://www.yortender.co.uk/ by creating a username, password and Company profile.

To view details of this contract, click on the Current Opportunities icon, the Opportunity should be displayed on the page; alternatively use the Opportunity Search icon to find the opportunity.
In the search criteria set:
— Organisation to: North Yorkshire County Council;
— Use the ‘Contains’ search to search by key word or the contract ID: 9JWL — C7DD3T — Display tenders to: All;
— Matching categories to: All.
Click search and the details of this contract should be displayed.

Once you locate the tender you will need to express your interest in this tender by clicking the Register tab which will then allow you to download any documentation required, complete and re-attach the documents to the system. This should be done in advance of the deadline date. If you require further information, guidance or support using YORtender please visit the website linkhttps://www.yortender.co.uk/procontract/help.nsf/frm_banner_help?openform, which contains an overview of the system as well as detailed guidance for registering and participating in procurement projects. If you have specific system issues please contact the YORtender Helpdesk;

tel: +44 8445434580 or email:yorkshiresupport@due-north.com

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

North Yorkshire County Council
County Hall, Racecourse Lane
DL7 8AD Northallerton
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: North Yorkshire County Council shall in accordance with the Public Contracts (amendment) Regulations 2009, incorporate a minimum 10 day standstill period commencing at the point that information on the intention to award the contract is sent to tenderers.
The Council shall, as soon as possible after the decision has been made, inform the tenderers and candidates of its decision, and shall do so by notice in writing by the most rapid means of communication practicable. The information will include:
a) the criteria for the award of the contract;
b) the reasons for the decision;
c) the name of the economic operator to be awarded;
d) a precise statement when the standstill period is expected to end.
Should additional information be required, please contact the person cited in paragraph I.1 of this form. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved, Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
Any such action must be started within 30 days beginning with the date when the aggrieved party first knew or ought to have known that grounds for starting the proceedings had arisen. Where a contract has not been entered into the court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the authority to amend any document and may award damages. Following the 10 day standstill period, if no further debriefing has been requested, the court may only award damages once the contract has been entered into.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

12.12.2014

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