Decision details

Young people’s integrated sexual health and substance misuse service: Lambeth

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for the Voluntary Sector and Leisure

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

This report seeks approval for the award of a contract in Lambeth for the young people’s integrated sexual health and substance misuse service. Approval is sought to award the contract for this new service to incumbent young people’s sexual health service provider, Brook. Brook will deliver a completely level 2 sexual health and targeted outreach clinic to vulnerable young people. They will subcontract to social care and health charity Change Grow Live (CGL) to provide substance misuse expertise and provision. However, the service will be fully integrated, with all staff trained to deliver advice and information around both sexual health and substance misuse. Additionally, a new staff role is being created to work across these areas – Wellbeing Support Worker. A new identity for the integrated service will be created in collaboration with young people.





Decision:

1) To award the contract for young people’s integrated sexual health and substance misuse service for the period of 1 October 2017 until 31st March 2020 with the option to extend up to an additional year - until 2021) to Brook at a value of £969,500 over a 2.5 year term and £1,337,500 if the 1 year option to extend is taken up.

 

Publication date: 16/06/2017

Date of decision: 26/06/2017

Effective from: 04/07/2017

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