Decision details

Supported Housing for Young People Aged 16-21 and Semi-independent Living for 16-17 year old Children Looked After and Care leavers

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Children and Young People

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

The decision to extend the current contracts will enable the Council to continue to provide supported housing to homeless young people in Lambeth, and semi-independent living accommodation to 16/ 17 year old Looked After Children and care leavers.

Decision:

 

(1)      To note the expenditure from 01 to 26 April 2021 for an amount of £358,123.78.

 

(2)      To waive section 8.2 of the Contract Standing Orders to extend the following contracts to provide supported housing for young people for the period from 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2022, with the option to extend for a further two years to 31 March 2023:

 

Service

Provider

Annual contract value

 

Value for the 2-year extension

Number of units

King George’s House

Evolve Housing and Support

£441,039

 

£882,078

94

Camberwell Foyer

Centrepoint

£495,000

£990,000

80

Young Persons Supported Housing

Look Ahead Care and Support

£214,286

 

£428,572

33

Teenage Parents Service

Ekaya Housing

£182,381

£364,762

18

Total

£1,332,706

£2,665,412

225

 

(3)      To waive section 8.2 of the Contract Standing Orders to extend the following contracts to provide semi-independent living accommodation to 16/ 17-year old Looked After Children and care leavers for the period from 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2022, with the option to extend for a further two years to 31 March 2023.

 

Provider

Annual contract value

 

Value for the 2-year extension

Number of units

Evolve Housing and Support – Hillyard Street service

£23,403

 

£46,806

7

Inclusive Care

£3,508,597

 

 

 

£7,017,194

Spot purchased

Look Ahead

SP Homes

Young London Today

Holmdene

CAYSH

Step Ahead

The Artemis Team

Total

£3,508,597

£7,064,000

 

 

 

 

Publication date: 16/04/2021

Date of decision: 26/04/2021

Effective from: 05/05/2021

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