Decision details

Contract Award for Early Intervention and Targeted Support Children (0-5) and their families

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Children and Young People

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

Approval to contract awards for the continuation of Targeted Support Services. Targeted support provides community-based parenting programmes, family support for young parents and advice support for debt management, benefits and housing.

Decision:

1.         To note the spend over 19 months on the targeted support contracts with South London and Maudsley NHS Trust (SLAM), St Michael’s Fellowship and Merton and Lambeth Citizen’s Advice between 1 January 2019 and 31 July 2020 of £579,882.5 to the following providers: South London and Maudsley NHS Trust £233,088.50 St Michael’s Fellowship £237,500 and Merton and Lambeth Citizen’s Advice £122,461. The contract period is from 1 January 2019 to 31 July 2021.

 

2.         To approve an extension as a waiver to Contract Standing Orders 8.2 to continue the targeted support service contracts for an amount of £379,344 to the following providers: South London and Maudsley NHS Trust £152,000. St Michael’s Fellowship £150,000 and Merton and Lambeth Citizen’s Advice £77,344. The contract period is from 1 August 2020 to 31 July 2021.

 

Publication date: 27/08/2020

Date of decision: 07/09/2020

Effective from: 15/09/2020

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