Befriending Short Break Services Framework – London

Befriending Short Break Services Framework – London

The council has a statutory obligation to provide some form of short break or respite provision for children and young people with disabilities.

United Kingdom-London: Health and social work services

2020/S 237-586951

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Tower Hamlets
Postal address: Mulberry Place
Town: London
NUTS code: UKI42 Tower Hamlets
Postal code: E14 2BG
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Mrs Jay Bains
E-mail: procurement@towerhamlets.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 2073644015
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.towerhamlets.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.towerhamlets.gov.uk

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com/Opportunities/Index?v=2
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com/Opportunities/Index?v=2

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:

CS5638 Befriending Short Break Services Framework

 

Reference number: DN508501

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000 Health and social work services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

 

The Council has a statutory obligation to provide some form of short break or respite provision for children and young people with disabilities. One of the ways Tower Hamlets Council has chosen to fulfil that obligation is in the provision of befriending services.

This contract is for the provision of befriending services for children and young people aged 5-year-old to 18 years old (not inclusive):

This will include:

— children and young people with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and severe learning difficulties;

— children and young people with complex health needs, including those with physical and/or learning disabilities, those who require palliative care (continuing care) and those with associated sensory impairments.

Complex health needs include children and young people with profound and multiple learning difficulties and complex and severe medical needs who may also have additional physical and/or sensory impairment.

We are looking for competent contractors to deliver services to the Borough’s children, young people and families (approximately 148 children) through a range of innovative, targeted and universal interventions/activities aimed at building resilience and reducing inequalities.

The Council will approve a maximum of four contractors into the framework.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 800 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI42 Tower Hamlets

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

The Council has a statutory obligation to provide some form of short break or respite provision for children and young people with disabilities. One of the ways Tower Hamlets Council has chosen to fulfil that obligation is in the provision of befriending services.

This contract is for the provision of befriending services for children and young people aged 5-year-old to 18 years old (not inclusive):

This will include:

— children and young people with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and severe learning difficulties;

— children and young people with complex health needs, including those with physical and/or learning disabilities, those who require palliative care (continuing care) and those with associated sensory impairments.

Complex health needs include children and young people with profound and multiple learning difficulties and complex and severe medical needs who may also have additional physical and/or sensory impairment.

We are looking for competent contractors to deliver services to the Borough’s children, young people and families (approximately 148 children) through a range of innovative, targeted and universal interventions/activities aimed at building resilience and reducing inequalities.

The Council will approve a maximum of four contractors into the framework.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Initial contract period 24 months with an option to extend for + 12 + 12 months.

 

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Initial contract period 24 months with an option to extend for + 12 + 12 months.

 

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

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.1.8)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

Notice number in the OJ S: 2020/S 218-536561

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

Date: 06/01/2021
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.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 06/01/2021
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: London Borough of Tower Hamlets
Postal address: Mulberry Place, 5 Clove Crescent
Town: London
Postal code: E14 2BG
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@towerhamlets.gov.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

30/11/2020