Thurrock Council Advocacy Services Tender

Thurrock Council Advocacy Services Tender

To meet all relevant statutory advocacy obligations to support and empower individuals.

Advocacy Services

Contract summary



    • Health and social work services – 85000000
    • Social work services – 85310000
    • Social services – 85320000

Location of contract

RM17 6SL

Value of contract

£0 to £1,000,000

Procurement reference


Published date

5 August 2022

Closing date

9 September 2022

Closing time


Contract start date

1 January 2023

Contract end date

31 December 2025

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (above threshold)

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Thurrock Council is seeking a Provider to deliver an advocacy service that will offer a single gateway and coherent service pathway, which will meet all relevant statutory advocacy obligations to support and empower individuals.

The services to be provided are:
o Care Act Advocacy (CAA)
o Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA).
o Independent Complaints Advocacy Services (ICAS)
o Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA) – (including Paid Relevant Person Representative)

This contract is for an initial three years with the option to extend for a further two years, in one year increments.


More information


Additional text
Tenders must be submitted through the In-Tend portal.

Please note the estimated contract value includes the two year extension option (i.e. the estimated contract value applies to the total five year contract).

Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : No


How to apply


Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.


About the buyer


Contact name

Kiri Mason


New Road
RM17 6SL
United Kingdom


01375 652243