Services - 445532-2018

12/10/2018    S197

United Kingdom-Croydon: Accommodation management services

2018/S 197-445532

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: 2020 Modern Slavery Victim Care Procurement
Postal address: Home Office Southern House, Wesley Grove
Town: Croydon
NUTS code: UKI62 Croydon
Postal code: CRO 1XG
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: 2020msvcprocurement@homeoffice.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/home-office
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/home-office/about/procurement
I.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/emptoris/sso_login.jsp#/login/loginPage
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity
Social protection

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

2020 Modern Slavery Victim Care and Co-Ordination Services

Reference number: C 13718
II.1.2)Main CPV code
98341100 Accommodation management services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The UK Government is committed:

— to raising awareness of the signs of modern slavery,

— to support victims to build a better life and

— to bring perpetrators to justice and will be procuring a new contract to provide care for adult victims of modern slavery in England and Wales. Through the contract, support and assistance will be provided to potential victims of modern slavery and human trafficking to assist in their recovery. The UK's obligations to provide assistance to adult victims of human trafficking is detailed in Articles 11 and 12 of the Council of Europe Convention on Action Against Trafficking in Human Beings (ECAT).

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 100 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
55250000 Letting services of short-stay furnished accommodation
60140000 Non-scheduled passenger transport
79111000 Legal advisory services
79530000 Translation services
79540000 Interpretation services
85312400 Welfare services not delivered through residential institutions
85321000 Administrative social services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
NUTS code: UKD NORTH WEST (ENGLAND)
NUTS code: UKE YORKSHIRE AND THE HUMBER
NUTS code: UKF EAST MIDLANDS (ENGLAND)
NUTS code: UKG WEST MIDLANDS (ENGLAND)
NUTS code: UKH EAST OF ENGLAND
NUTS code: UKI LONDON
NUTS code: UKJ SOUTH EAST (ENGLAND)
NUTS code: UKK SOUTH WEST (ENGLAND)
NUTS code: UKL WALES
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The UK Government is committed:

— to raising awareness of the signs of modern slavery,

— to support victims to build a better life and

— to bring perpetrators to justice. The UK Government will be procuring a new contract to provide care for adult victims of modern slavery in England and Wales. Through this service, the UK Government will provide support and assistance to potential victims of modern slavery and human trafficking to assist in their recovery. The UK's obligations to provide assistance to adult victims of human trafficking is detailed in Articles 11 and 12 of the Council of Europe Convention on Action Against Trafficking in Human Beings (ECAT). The UK Government will provide subsistence and support to all those where there are reasonable grounds to believe they might be a victim of human trafficking or modern slavery. The following support and assistance will be provided through this service:

— places of safety: a 3-day period of support and advice to assist those recovered directly from situations of exploitation to make an informed decision about whether to enter the national referral mechanism for victims of human trafficking and modern slavery,

— support services for reflection and recovery – providing accommodation or outreach support depending on the needs of victims,

— 24 Hour referral services: for First responders to refer victims into the national referral mechanism for provision of a reflection and recovery period,

— transport: of vulnerable victims and their dependants,

— translation: to ensure that victims have the information they need in a language they understand,

— subsistence: a means of providing financial support to victims,

— drop in support services – for all confirmed victims with leave to remain in the UK for up to 6 months after leaving support to aid the transition back in to society.

II.2.14)Additional information

The indicative contract value of 100 000 000 GBP is still to be confirmed; currently estimated to be between 80 000 000 GBP —120 000 000 GBP. The scope of services are being defined, and will be confirmed in the contract notice.

A supplier open day will take place on 2.11.2018. To express an interest either in attending this event and/or participating in this competition please email 2020MSVCprocurement@homeoffice.gov.uk

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
11/10/2018

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

A supplier open Day will take place on 2.11.2018. To express an interest either in attending this event and/or participating in this competition please email 2020MSVCprocurement@homeoffice.gov.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
10/10/2018