Tender for an Integrated Domestic Abuse Support Service
Hampshire County Council, in collaboration with the Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, invites suitably experienced providers to tender for the provision of an Integrated Domestic Abuse Support Service, within the Hampshire County Council boundaries for Children, Adults and Families.
Hampshire County Council is commissioning an integrated provision. This will cover the eleven district areas within the Hampshire County Council boundaries, provisionally grouped into 3 clusters or lots. The service will be available to people aged 16 years and over, plus any accompanying children aged 0-16 years.
The Hampshire integrated domestic abuse service will consist of evidence based service provision and will include:
1. Community based floating support and outreach services
2. Independent Domestic Violence Advisers (IDVA)
3. Dedicated support services for children and families
4. Refuges and accommodation based services
5. Move on and resettlement services
6. Personal support networks and group work
The contract for this service will be for 2 years initially with the option to extend, at the Council’s discretion, for up to an additional 2 years on a 1+1 basis. The county wide maximum annual budget for this service will be up to £1.875m. The anticipated contract commencement date is 1st April 2015.
Organisations interested in being considered for this opportunity will be required to register with and apply through Hampshire County Council’s online tendering opportunities portal: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/hampshire/
Expressions of interest must be made using In-Tend from Wednesday 7th May 2014 with a deadline for submissions of 2pm Wednesday 25th June 2014.
TUPE may apply.
Hampshire County Council will be hosting a session specifically to discuss consortia for this tender on Monday 19th May, 1pm in the Walton Room, Guildhall Winchester.
All details can be found on Intend: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/hampshire/