Shared Reading Service in the Criminal Justice Setting

Tender Opportunity

Shared Reading Services in the Criminal Justice setting

The PHA wishes to tender for the provision of Shared Reading Services in the Criminal Justice Setting namely;

  • Maghaberry Prison
  • Magilligan Prison
  • Hydebank Wood College and Ash House
  • Woodlands Juvenile Justice Centre

This contract will run for three years, from 1 April 2016 - 31 March 2019 (with the option to extend for two periods of 12 months to 31 March 2021.  The Public Health Agency (PHA) intends to appoint one provider to deliver the programme.

The regional budget for this service will be;

Year 1 £38,000

Year 2 £51,000

Year 3 £51,000

If additional funds are made available there could potentially be up to 50% being added to the contract on an in-year basis.

Please register for a tender pack by clicking the link in the side bar under 'Registration and Tender Pack'.  Once you have registered, you will be able to download the tender pack.

The closing date for the submission of completed tender responses and accompanying information is 15:00 on 22 January 2016 and should be returned via email to

Tenderers should note that there are a number of social clauses attached to this contract.  For further details please refer to the tender pack.


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