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Northamptonshire Targeted Support Services.

Prior information notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

LGSS (on behalf of Northamptonshire County Council)
John Dryden House, 8-10 The Lakes
For the attention of: Mr Jason Shanks
NN4 7YD Northampton

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Address of the buyer profile:

Further information can be obtained from: LGSS (on behalf of Northamptonshire County Council)
John Dryden House, 8-10 The Lakes
For the attention of: Mr Jason Shanks
NN4 7YD Northampton
Internet address:

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity
General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Northamptonshire Targeted Support Services.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 25: Health and social services

NUTS code UKF23

II.3)Information on framework agreement
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement: no
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
This Prior Information Notice (PIN) has been issued to inform potential providers of Northamptonshire County Council's (‘The Council’) intentions to advertise a contract opportunity in the near future for a range of evidence based, Targeted Support Services. The Council hopes that the PIN document will enable potential providers to prepare and plan for any forthcoming tendering process for these targeted support services. Any subsequent Invitation to Tender will likely be published in early March 2016 and broken down into the following contracts:- Domestic Abuse- Youth Support- Parenting/Family Support- Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE). For further information and the full PIN document please visit:
Estimated cost excluding VAT:
Range: between 137 918,00 and 919 455,00 GBP
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)


II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.8)Additional information:

The Council does not require responses to this PIN and is not seeking formal expressions of interest. Any subsequent tendering process will be advertised to the open market. However, should potential providers wish to be notified when any subsequent Invitation to Tender is published then please make your interest known by emailing

Any subsequent Invitation to Tender will managed on the LGSS eSourcing Portal (Due North). Potential providers are encouraged to register the system and familiarise with it in advance of any Invitation to Tender being published. Potential providers can register at:

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: