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Supported Accommodation services within Children's and Young Peoples Services.

Prior information notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council
The Quays, Baglan Energy Park, Brunel Way
Contact point(s): Corporate Procurement
For the attention of: Stuart Smith
SA11 2GG Neath
Telephone: +44 1639763928

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Address of the buyer profile:

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

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:
Supported Accommodation services within Children's and Young Peoples Services.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 25: Health and social services
Within the County Borough of Neath Port Talbot.

NUTS code UKL17

II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council are looking to procure a provider for their Supported Accommodation services within Children's and Young Peoples Services.
Supported Accommodation is a form of temporary supported accommodation for vulnerable young people and Care Leavers who are not ready to live independently for a variety of reasons.
The responsibilities of any future Contractor shall include:
- recruiting, assessing and quality assuring suitable hosts,
- supporting, training and developing authorised hosts,
- ensuring hosts support young people to deliver outcomes identified in Pathway Plans,
- increasing current levels of provision and diversifying the types of provision available,
- arranging placements, appropriately matching young people with hosts,
- effectively manage both planned and 24 hour emergency placements.
Estimated cost excluding VAT: 800 000 GBP


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

85300000, 85310000, 85000000, 85311000

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:

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
VI.2)Additional information:
The Council is holding an event for organisations, which may be interested in tendering for this forthcoming tender, to discuss ideas on how this could be most effectively and efficiently delivered and to provide greater insight into the market.
The Market Warming Event will take place on:
Date: 15.10.2015
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Venue: The Centre, Baglan Community Church, Lodge Drive, Baglan, Port Talbot SA12 8UB.
To register a place on the day, please contact:
Aileen Flynn, Commissioning Officer.

E-mail Address:

Telephone: +44 1639685746
(WA Ref:35016).
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: