Care Leaver and Young Homeless Support Accommodation Framework

Care Leaver and Young Homeless Support Accommodation Framework

This tender opportunity aims to establish a framework of providers, to developing housing and support services for vulnerable young people aged 16-25. With the aim of preventing youth homelessness and where this is not possible – providing a planned pathway to independent living.

UK-Morpeth: social work services with accommodation

2012/S 206-339075

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Northumberland County Council
County Hall, Northumberland
For the attention of: Leanne Stewart
NE61 2EF Morpeth
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1670622360
E-mail: Leanne.Stewart@Northumberland.Gov.uk

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA22148

Further information can be obtained from: Northumberland County Council
County Hall, Northumberland
For the attention of: Leanne Stewart
NE61 2EF Morpeth
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1670622360
Internet address: www.nepoportal.org

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Northumberland County Council
County Hall, Northumberland
For the attention of: Leanne Stewart
NE61 2EF Morpeth
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1670622360
Internet address: www.nepoportal.org

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Northumberland County Council
County Hall, Northumberland
For the attention of: Leanne Stewart
NE61 2EF Morpeth
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1670622360
Internet address: www.nepoportal.org

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

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:

Care Leaver and Young Homeless Support Accommodation Framework.
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: Northumberland.
NUTS code UKC21

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 10
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 3

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

This tender opportunity aims to establish a framework of providers, to developing housing and support services for vulnerable young people aged 16-25. With the aim of preventing youth homelessness and where this is not possible – providing a planned pathway to independent living. The overall aim of this tender process therefore is to improve outcomes for young people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85311000, 85000000, 85300000, 85310000, 85311000, 85320000, 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 all 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:
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.4.2013. Completion 31.3.2016

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Supported Lodgings Care Leavers

1)Short description

The aim of this service it to provide those ready to leave care settings with a safe and supported environment and the opportunity to develop necessary skills for living a successful and independent life.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85300000, 85310000, 85311000, 85320000

3)Quantity or scope

As required.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Group Accomodation

1)Short description

It will provide accommodation and support for young people who are at significant risk or who are homeless. The service will provide intensive support to prepare the young person for independent living and to access education and training. The length of stay will be based upon the individual’s needs.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85300000, 85311000, 85320000, 85310000

3)Quantity or scope

As required.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 3 Lot title: Young People At Risk

1)Short description

This is an accommodation based service for young people at risk consisting of a three-stage service model (High, Medium, Low).
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85300000, 85310000, 85311000, 85320000

3)Quantity or scope

As Required.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 4 Lot title: Floating Support for Young People at Risk

1)Short description

The services will provide accommodation with a number of hours of support, dependent upon individual needs.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85300000, 85310000, 85311000, 85320000

3)Quantity or scope

As Required.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 5 Lot title: Mediation

1)Short description

A mediation service will provide a service to facilitate and explore the possibility of the young person returning to their home with support. The mediation service will endeavour to address and resolve issues between the young person and their family which are barriers to the return home.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85300000, 85311000, 85310000, 85320000

3)Quantity or scope

As Required.
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:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged number of operators: 10
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 below

1. Quality

2. Price

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:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

16.11.2012 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

3.12.2012
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 tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: March 2016.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

Please follow these instructions to electronically register your interest in this contract:
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7. Click on ‘Register Interest’
(MT Ref:94378).

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:23.10.2012