Decision details

Re-Procurement of Early Years Service Contracts

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Children and Young People

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

Decision to award new contracts for targeted support under a recommissioning of Early Years services.

Decision:

1.    To waive contract standing order 8.2 and directly award contracts to:

a.    St Michael’s Fellowship: Contract for the delivery of one to one and group based support for young parents of children antenatally and to age four. The contract will run from 1 January 2022 to 31 December 2023 at a value of £150,000 per annum and total value of £300,000, with the option to extend for a period of 12 months to 31 December 2024 for a total maximum contract value of £450,000.

b.    Merton and Lambeth Citizen’s Advice Service: Contract for the provision of financial advice services to cover money management; debt; and housing advice. The contract will run from 1 January 2022 to 31 December 2023 at a value of £80,000 per annum and total value of £160,000, with the option to extend for a period of 12 months to 31 December 2024 for a total maximum contract value of £240,000.

c.     The Centre for Parent and Child Support, South London and Maudsley: Contract for the delivery of the Empowering Parents, Empowering Communities (EPEC) programmes. The contract will run from 1 January 2022 to 31 December 2023 at a value of £152,000 per annum and total value of £304,000, with the option to extend for a period of 12 months to 31 December 2024 for a total maximum contract value of £456,000.

 

Publication date: 23/12/2021

Date of decision: 05/01/2022

Effective from: 13/01/2022

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