Contract for Domestic Abuse Accommodation-based Support Services

Contract for Domestic Abuse Accommodation-based Support Services

Support is provided to help develop independent living skills to enable victims, survivors and their families to return to mainstream accommodation.

United Kingdom-Northallerton: Health and social work services

2019/S 205-499659

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: North Yorkshire County Council
Postal address: North Yorkshire County Council, County Hall
Town: Northallerton
NUTS code: UKE22
Postal code: DL7 8AD
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Stephen Greiff
E-mail: stephen.greiff@northyorks.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1609533891
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.northyorks.gov.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.northyorks.gov.uk/

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=41d3b50c-7d71-e911-80f7-005056b64545
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=41d3b50c-7d71-e911-80f7-005056b64545

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:

Domestic Abuse Accommodation-based Support Services

Reference number: DN408853

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The authority, in collaboration with City of York Council (CYC) and the Office of the police, fire and crime commissioner (OPFCC), wishes to award a contract for domestic abuse accommodation-based support services.

The accommodation-based support provides victims and survivors and their families, invaluable support to enable them to come to terms with the abuse they have suffered and/or witnessed. Support is provided to help develop independent living skills to enable victims, survivors and their families to return to mainstream accommodation.

The accommodation element of the service is provided in the form of refuges in Harrogate, Northallerton and York owned by social landlords, as well as dispersed properties owned by private landlords, in the Scarborough area.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 2 484 256.83 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE22

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The authority, working in collaboration with City of York Council (CYC) and the Office of the police, fire and crime commissioner (OPFCC), wishes to award a contract for domestic abuse accommodation-based support services.

The accommodation-based support provides victims and survivors and their families, invaluable support to enable them to come to terms with the abuse they have suffered and/or witnessed. Support is provided to help develop independent living skills to enable victims, survivors and their families to return to mainstream accommodation.

The accommodation element of the service is provided in the form of refuges in Harrogate, Northallerton and York owned by social landlords, as well as dispersed properties owned by private landlords, in the Scarborough area.

This contract is being procured under the light touch regime in accordance with Section 7, social and other specific services, of the Public Contract Regulations 2015. The procurement process will follow the principles of an OJEU open process in accordance with Regulation 27 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Delivery model / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion – Name: Mobilisation plan / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion – Name: Victim/survivors’ journey / Weighting: 12
Quality criterion – Name: Children and young people / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion – Name: Accommodation / Weighting: 12
Quality criterion – Name: Service user question — house rules / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion – Name: Service user question — house conflict resolution / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion – Name: Social value / Weighting: 6
Price – Weighting: 20

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 2 484 256.83 GBP

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

Start: 01/06/2020
End: 31/03/2024
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The initial contract period is 1.6.2020 – 31.3.2023, followed by one further 12 month period of 1.4.2023 – 31.3.2024.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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 III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

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.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

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

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

Date: 26/11/2019
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.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 26/11/2019
Local time: 12:05
Place:

Procurement and Contract Management, North Yorkshire County Council, County Hall, Northallerton, DL7 8AD.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

An independent member of the procurement and contract management section will verify the tenders through our e-tendering system (YORtender).

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

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VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: High Court of England and Wales
Postal address: Strand, City of Westminster
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

North Yorkshire County Council shall in accordance with the Public Contracts (Amendment) Regulations 2015, 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.

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 2015 (SI 2015 No 6) 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 and Wales).

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.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Official name: High Court of England and Wales
Postal address: Strand, City of Westminster
Town: London
Country: United KingdomInternet address: https://www.judiciary.uk/

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

18/10/2019