Children’s Service Advocacy Services

Children’s Service Advocacy Services

London Borough of Barnet seeks to establish an Advocacy Service Framework Contract for Children’s Services to commission specific advocacy services across three lots.

Reference number: Advocacy Services ref 50601

Deadline date:07/05/2013

This deadline is for… Deadline for Expression of Interest

Contract value:£100,000 – £500,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: Outer London – East and North East Outer London – East and North East,

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? No

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? No

Name of the buying organisation: London Borough of Barnet


Description of the contract

London Borough of Barnet seeks to establish an Advocacy Service Framework Contract for Children’s Services to commission specific advocacy services across three lots : Independent Advocate for Children in Care and Leaving Care Service; Independent Advocate for Disabled Children and Young People and Independent Advocate for Children when they are subject of an Initial Child Protection Conference or subject of a Child Protection Plan. An addendum notice has been issued with a revised Supply4London access code identified in the additional information area of the notice please use the addendum notice access code The nature of service to be provided when situations occur that need to be mediated and where a trained professional can advocate on behalf of a child or young person.



Classification of the contract

85312300 Guidance and counselling services

85300000 Social work and related services

85312320 Counselling services


Additional information

Contract type: Services – 25

Is it a framework agreement? Yes

Is this contract related to a programme of funding? No

Contract will be awarded based on: Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract: 01/07/2013 – 30/06/2017


Who to contact

Contact name Aphrodite Asimakopoulou

Organisation name London Borough of Barnet

Address North London Business Park, Oakleigh Road South, London, N11 1NP

Telephone 02083592000

Extension number:

Fax 087088974444

Web address


How to apply

Suppliers must read through this set of instructions and follow the process to respond to this opportunity. The information and/or documents for this opportunity are available on You must register on this site to respond, if you are already registered you will not need to register again, simply use your existing username and password. Please note there is a password reminder link on the homepage. Suppliers must log in, go to your Response Manager and add the following Revised Access Code: 6E3XCVB65E (original competitive notice identified code YRGM77QQJU) Please ensure you follow any instruction provided to you here. The deadline for submitting your response(s) is 12 noon 7 May 2013. Please ensure that you allow yourself plenty of time when responding to this opportunity prior to the closing date and time, especially if you have been asked to upload documents. If you experience any technical difficulties please contact the Supply4london Helpdesk on call 0845 270 7050 or email Response Address:
Requirement: Advocacy Services