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Short and Long Term Supported Lodgings Service.

Prior information notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

North Yorkshire County Council
NYCC/HAS - Procurement, Partnerships and Quality Assurance, NYCC, HAS, County Hall, Racecourse Lane
For the attention of: Carol Armstrong
DL7 8DD Northallerton

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Address of the buyer profile:

Further information can be obtained from: North Yorkshire County Council
See 11.8

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:
Short and Long Term Supported Lodgings Service.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 25: Health and social services

NUTS code UKE22

II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
The Supporting People partnership currently commissions both emergency and short term, up to two years supported lodgings for vulnerable young people aged 16-25 years who are homeless, or at risk of homelessness. The service provides accommodation in family homes with organisations who provide support to the host families and recruit and train hosts. The current provision is provided as two separate services working in conjunction with and part of North Yorkshire's Young Peoples Pathway with emergency accommodation forming part of Pathway 1 and supported lodgings being part of Pathway 2.
We are in the process of recommissioning these services with the intention of combining them and are looking for expressions of interest only at this stage.


This contract is divided into lots: no
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 98000000

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): yes
II.8)Additional information:
We are in the process of recommissioning this service and are looking for expressions of interest only at this stage.
The contract falls under Part B services. The publication of this PIN by North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC) is a voluntary publication and does not represent an acknowledgement with regard to the applicability of procurement or other rules governing the potential future process nor a commitment by the Council to initiate, run or complete a full procurement competition in relation to the services identified.

Appropriate tender documentation will be made available on the Council's e-procurement portal YORtender at:

Please note there are no tender documents to download at this stage, however there is a market engagement questionnaire which can be downloaded, completed and resubmitted through Yortender.

To access further information and documentation when released you must register your organisation details on the YORtender system on the following link by creating a username, password and Company profile.

To view details of this contract, click on the Current Opportunities icon, the Opportunity should be displayed on the page; alternatively use the Opportunity Search icon to find the opportunity.
In the search criteria set:
- Organisation to: North Yorkshire County Council.
- Use the 'Contains' search to search by key word or the contract ID:YORE-9FBNDV
- Display tenders to: All.
- Matching categories to: All.
Click search and the details of this contract should be displayed.

Once you locate the record you will need to express your interest by clicking the Register tab which will then allow you to download any documentation required, complete and re-attach the documents to the system. This should be done in advance of the deadline date. If you require further information, guidance or support using YORtender please visit the website link, which contains an overview of the system as well as detailed guidance for registering and participating in procurement projects. If you have specific system issues please contact the YORtender Helpdesk; tel: +44 8445434580 or email:[email protected]

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:
Further and more detailed information will be contained in the Invitation to Tender when available
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: