Post Adoption Support

Post Adoption Support

Applications are invited from suitable providers/organisations to provide Post Adoption Support Services for Halton , Knowsley and Cheshire West and Chester
Halton Borough Council
Post Adoption Support
Applications are invited from suitable providers/organisations to provide Post Adoption Support Services for Halton , Knowsley and Cheshire West and Chester
The contract will be for the delivery of counselling and support services for the following groups

    • Adopted Adults
    • Birth parents and relatives (current and historic)
    • Adopted children and families
    • Information services for local authority staff and other professionals

For year one of the contract Cheshire West & Chester will only require the birth parent support however this will move to the full service offer in subsequent years
It is proposed the core period of the contract will start 1st April 2012 until 31st March 2014.  After which a one year extension may be available, to 31st March 2015, subject to specified outcomes being delivered and specified targets being met.
The current estimated budget for each year is: Year 1 £51,300; Year 2 £68,400 and Year 3 £87,400.  There will be no increase in budget for the duration of the contract, including the extension period.
If you are interested please register on ‘The Chest’ the North West’s Local Authority Procurement Portal. at www.thechest.nwce.gov.uk
For further information contact procurement@halton.gov.uk
Lead Commissioner is Sam Murtagh, Integrated Commissioning Manager.
Closing date for questions: 11am Monday 30th January 2012
Closing date for submission of all tender documents: 11am Friday 3rd February 2012
Presentations/Interviews will take place on: Wednesday 29th February 2012

Contact:
Ms Julie Leong
Email Address:
julie.leong@halton.gov.uk
Telephone:
0303 333 4300 ext 2040
Address:
Kingsway House
Kingsway
Widnes
Cheshire
WA8 7EA
United Kingdom
Key Dates
01/04/2012
31/03/2014
10/01/2012 14:00
30/01/2012 11:00
Other Information
24 (months)
12 (months)
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