West Midlands Sub Regional Supported Accommodation Framework

West Midlands Sub Regional Supported Accommodation Framework 16 and 17 Year Old Young People

Staffordshire County Council, on behalf of Telford & Wrekin Council, Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council, Sandwell Metropolitan Council, Walsall Council, Wolverhampton City Council, Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council, City of Stoke On Trent, Coventry City Council, Herefordshire Council and Worcestershire County Council are inviting expressions of interest (EOI) from providers who can offer supported accommodation for young people who may be care leavers, looked after, homeless or who may be known to the youth offending service.

Reference number: WMSAFC002

Deadline date: 02/04/2012

This deadline is for… For completed Pre Qualification Questionnaires

Contract value: £0 – £14,000,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: West Midlands

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? Yes

Name of the buying organisation: Staffordshire County Council Staffordshire Procurement

 

Description of the contract

Staffordshire County Council, on behalf of Telford & Wrekin Council, Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council, Sandwell Metropolitan Council, Walsall Council, Wolverhampton City Council, Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council, City of Stoke On Trent, Coventry City Council, Herefordshire Council and Worcestershire County Council are inviting expressions of interest (EOI) from providers who can offer supported accommodation for young people who may be care leavers, looked after, homeless or who may be known to the youth offending service. This will be a framework contract for the provision of supported accommodation on agreed terms, where placements may be made if and when needed during the contract period. The Services will provide accommodation with a number of hours of support, dependent upon individual needs. Services can be provided locally in either one local authority area or more. However, you must demonstrate within your tender submission that you will have access to at least one (1) supported accommodation placement within the boundaries of the participating local authorities listed above or within the boundaries of adjoining local authorities in the West Midlands.

 

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Classification of the contract

85320000 Social services

 

Additional information

Contract type: Services – 25

Is it a framework agreement? Yes

Framework agreement details: setting up a framework agreement

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: 01/08/2012 – 31/07/2016

 

Who to contact

Contact name Heather Gilbert

Address , postcode

Telephone 01785 854659

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How to apply

This is an electronic tender. All requests for information to be sent through the electronic tendering portal and messaging facility on the Proactis electronic tendering system. How to register: – 1. Instructions at http://www.staffordshire.gov.uk/business/procurement/etendering/ 2. Follow the link to Proactis E-Tendering (http://www.staffordshire.alito.co.uk). On the main page click SUPPLIERS then (new user) REGISTER links. 3. Complete the self-registration questions and click the Register button. 4. You will receive a confirmation e-mail with an authentication link (this email may find its way to your trash/junk email account, so please check). 5. Confirm the authentication and then login into Proactis SUPPLIERS-side. 6. Search the bulletin board for the tender(s) using key words, search criteria etc. 7. Once found, click on the (blue) contract title to register interest against an active tender. 8. Click the REGISTER button and then CONTINUE. 9. The tender will now be in the MY TENDERS profile area on the main menu. 10. Find the READ ME FIRST document and continue with managing the tender. If you require urgent assistance regarding the initial usage of the eTendering package please contact the Contracting Authority point-of-contact in Section I.1 of this notice. On failure to reach this contact, please immediately email the nature of the difficulty to sp@staffordshire.gov.uk