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11/08/2016    S154

United Kingdom-Maidstone: Health and social work services

2016/S 154-279488

Prior information notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Official name: Kent County Council
Postal address: County Hall
Town: Maidstone
Postal code: ME14 1XQ
Country: United Kingdom
For the attention of: Mr Jack Moss
Telephone: +44 3000418420

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Address of the buyer profile:

Further information can be obtained from:
Official name: Kent County Council
Postal address: County Hall
Town: Maidstone
Postal code: ME14 1XQ
Country: United Kingdom
For the attention of: Mr Jack Moss
Telephone: +44 3000418420
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:
SS16041 — Supporting People, Domestic Abuse.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 27: Other services
Within the County of Kent.

NUTS code UKJ42 Kent CC

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:
Kent County Council (KCC) would like to invite organisations who are interested in delivering an integrated domestic abuse service across the county of Kent to participate in a Market Engagement Exercise. The aim of the event is to explore the proposed model for future service delivery, which is expected to provide holistic support, and will include crisis interventions such as refuge services, as well as a strengthened community response, preventative and educational elements. Providers will also have the opportunity to discuss their ideas, thoughts and suggestions directly with commissioners, and network with other suppliers in the sector with a view to forming effective delivery partnerships. All of Kent County Council contract opportunities are managed through the council's free e-tendering system. Kent Business Portal at The event will cover the following topics: — Current service delivery — What we anticipate changing to, and why — Proposed contractual models — Tendering tips — An opportunity to discuss and ask questions Potential service providers are invited to attend an all-day Market Engagement Event to be held on: Friday 9.9.2016 in the Maidstone Area. Please be aware that prospective providers will need to express an interest by emailing to obtain the venue details. Further details regarding the structure of the event will be made available nearer the time.
Estimated cost excluding VAT:
Range: between 10 000 000 and 30 000 000 GBP
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000 Health and social work services, 85100000 Health services, 98000000 Other community, social and personal services

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:

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: