Counselling Support Services – Surrey

Counselling Support Services – Surrey

To deliver an inclusive and community-based counselling service to participants on the Working Homes programme.

Counselling Support Services

Contract summary



  • Guidance and counselling services – 85312300
  • Counselling services – 85312320

Location of contract


Value of contract


Procurement reference

Raven HT 0048

Published date

18 June 2021

Closing date

9 July 2021

Closing time


Contract start date

1 September 2021

Contract end date

31 August 2023

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open (non-OJEU)

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?





Raven Housing Trust is a partner on the Working Homes programme with Groundwork London and Croydon Council. The programme is EU / match funded for two years, starting in September 2021, to support the local community to access avenues to improve employment outcomes for households.
One of the main barriers to unemployment is mental health issues and Raven is seeking counselling support services to work with us and our project participants:
o To deliver an inclusive and community-based counselling service to participants on the Working Homes programme.
o To provide a safe and accessible space for clients to explore difficult or painful issues which are affecting their ability to cope effectively with daily life.
o To deliver integrated therapeutic counselling to help participants to understand their feelings and patterns of thinking in order for them to be able to improve their outlook on life, engage actively in the employment programme, be resilient in job search and sustain employment.
o To deliver effective and timely support that is appropriate to the client’s needs.
o Deliver a service that provides equality of opportunity to engage and is respectful and inclusive of everyone’s needs.
This procurement is being conducted using an open two-stage selection process, in accordance with Raven’s Standing Orders procedures for contracts valued between £5,000 and £50,000 incl VAT.


More information


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Details on communication and submission protocols are included in the Request for Quotation document.

Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : No


How to apply


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About the buyer


Contact name

Caroline Lamont


United Kingdom


01737 272567