United Kingdom-Armagh: Health and social work services
Social and other specific services – public contracts
Prior information notice
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Section II: Object
Belfast Area Outcome Group Early Intervention Family Support Services
The Belfast Health and Social Trust have been asked to coordinate a procurement process to facilitate the delivery of a range of appropriate early intervention family support services on behalf of the Belfast Area Outcomes Group (BAOG).
The BAOG intent is to commission services aligned to the geographies of the 4 Belfast Locality Planning Groups. It is envisaged that all services will be accessed via the family support hub network in Belfast.
All services will be expected to address the needs of children, young people and families at Hardiker tier 2, who reside within the BAOG area, in line with the priority areas below.
Priority Area 1: Child focused interventions. To engage with school age children, who face barriers in terms of achieving the best outcomes, with a focus on improving resilience.
Priority Area 2: Family focused interventions. To engage with families with school age children who face barriers in terms of achieving the best outcomes, with a focus on improving resilience within those families.
It is envisaged that the following family support interventions may be used, mentoring, home visiting and disability focused support
A market engagement event will be held on Tuesday 18.6.2019 at 10:00 a.m. in the Belfast area to gauge the level of interest in the provision of such services, discuss the procurement plan and envisaged timelines in advance of any formal tender process.
Interested providers are required to register their interest and confirm attendance by emailing PALSInfo@hscni.net by Monday 17.6.2019 midday providing the following information:
1) Organisation name;
2) Brief description of the services you provide;
3) Your web address;
4) Name and title of maximum 2 attendees due to restrictions in venue size.
The location of the market engagement will be provided upon confirmation of attendance and provision of information.
A decision with regards to Lotting has yet to be finalised.
Note: The tender is likely to be advertised by the end of August 2019. Any tender opportunity will be advertised on eTendersNI website. This is not a call for tender. Any interest shown does not constitute a commitment to participate in a tendering exercise. Failure to show interest does not restrict providers from participating in any tendering exercise. Interested providers are not required to make any submissions in advance of the market engagement.
The estimated total value as per Section 11.1.5 of this procurement is unknown; a 1 GBP is being used as a nominal figure.
Section VI: Complementary information