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01/11/2014    S211

United Kingdom-Kidlington: Social work and related services

2014/S 211-373813

Prior information notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Official name: Thames Valley Police
Postal address: Contracts Department, Thames Valley Police HQ North Meadow House The Boulevard Langford Lane
Town: Kidlington
Postal code: OX5 2NX
Country: United Kingdom

Further information can be obtained from:
Official name: Office of The Police and Crime Commissioner
Postal address: www.thamesvalley-pcc.gov.uk/Partnership/Victims-Services

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity
Public order and safety
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:
Police & Crime Commissioner for Thames Valley — An Emotional and Practical Support Service for Young Victim's of Crime.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 11: Management consulting services [6] and related services
Across the Thames Valley Area.

NUTS code UKJ SOUTH EAST (ENGLAND)

II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Thames Valley intends to issue invitations to tender for the supply of an Emotional and Practical Support Service for Young Victims of Crime (Young Victim's Services).
The Contract will last for a period of three years with an option to extend for a further 2 years. The option to extend will be at the sole discretion of the PCC for Thames Valley. The Contract will be awarded to a single supplier or consortium.
The expectation is to provide and promote high quality specialist support services, tailored to individual needs that achieve improvements in every victim's ability to cope and recover from the impact of crime. Each service will be free of charge, confidential, accessible and available to victims regardless of where the crime took place or whether or not the offence was reported to the police.
The contract shall provide advice and support to young victims of crime aged between 8 and 17 years of age across Thames Valley. The service shall be an independent, victim-focused service working in partnership with and, where appropriate, receiving referrals or referring into other statutory and voluntary sector services for young people (e.g. social services, the ISVA Service, domestic violence services and Victim Support). The service will provide advice, support and guidance to victims, and their caregivers, across a wide range of issues in order to support the young person to cope and recover from the offence and ensure their on-going safety.
Estimated cost excluding VAT:
Range: between 750 000 and 1 000 000 GBP

Lots

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

85300000 Social work and related 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): yes
II.8)Additional information:
The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Thames Valley intends to issue invitations to tender for the supply of an Emotional and Practical Support Service for Young Victims of Crime (Young Victim's Services).
The Contract will last for a period of three years with an option to extend for a further 2 years. The option to extend will be at the sole discretion of the PCC for Thames Valley. The Contract will be awarded to a single supplier or consortium.
The expectation is to provide and promote high quality specialist support services, tailored to individual needs that achieve improvements in every victim's ability to cope and recover from the impact of crime. Each service will be free of charge, confidential, accessible and available to victims regardless of where the crime took place or whether or not the offence was reported to the police.
The contract shall provide advice and support to young victims of crime aged between 8 and 17 years of age across Thames Valley. The service shall be an independent, victim-focused service working in partnership with and, where appropriate, receiving referrals or referring into other statutory and voluntary sector services for young people (e.g. social services, the ISVA Service, domestic violence services and Victim Support). The service will provide advice, support and guidance to victims, and their caregivers, across a wide range of issues in order to support the young person to cope and recover from the offence and ensure their on-going safety.

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:
Terms and Conditions will be issued with the Tender Documentation.
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: yes
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): Grant Funded.
VI.2)Additional information:

Tender documentation will be available from www.bluelight.gov.uk

Please register with this portal to be able to access the documentation when published, mid to end of November 2014. Please visit the website for The Police and Crime Commissioner for Thames Valley for further information surrounding the subject of Victim Commissioning Services at www.thamesvalley-pcc.gov.uk

VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:
29.10.2014