Provision of a Youth Engagement Service for Young People aged 11-25 in Northern Ireland

The Public Health Agency (PHA) wishes to tender for the following service.  This social care initiative is classified under the Public Contracts Regulations as Social and Other Specific Services and falls within those services listed in Schedule 3 to the Public Contract Regulations.  As such this Tender for this service is subject to the provision of Section 7 of the Public Contract Regulations (26th February 2015) otherwise known as the "Light Tough Regime".

This Service provides a wide range of interventions and acts as a hub where young people have opportunities to socialise in an alcohol and drug-free environment and avail of information, advice and support on a range of issues from relevant services both on-site and off-site, with the support of staff of the Youth Engagement Service.

The Tender is divided into eight separate Lots as described below.

  • Lot 1: Youth Engagement Service - Ballymena
  • Lot 2: Youth Engagement Service - Banbridge
  • Lot 3: Youth Engagement Service - Bangor
  • Lot 4: Youth Engagement Service - Belfast
  • Lot 5: Youth Engagement Service - Carrickfergus
  • Lot 6: Youth Engagement Service - Derry/Londonderry
  • Lot 7: Youth Engagement Service - Enniskillen
  • Lot 8: Youth Engagement Service - Newry

This Contract will run for 3 years from the 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2021 with a possible further 2 x 12 months extension until 30 June 2023.

For full details of the tender requirements please refer to the tender pack.

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The PHA is keen to create additional benefits derived from the procurement of this service therefore a number of Performance Indicators and Social Clauses are attached to this contract.  For further details please refer to the tender pack.

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