Early Intervention Support Services for Families with Children aged 0 - 18 years

The Public Health Agency (PHA) wishes to tender for the following service. This social care initiative is classified under the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 ("the Regulations") as Social and Other Specific Services and listed in Schedule 3 to the Regulations. As such this Tender for these Services is subject to the provisions of Chapter 3: Section 7 of the Public Contracts Regulations otherwise known as the “Light Touch Regime”.

Tender for the Provision Early Intervention Support Services for Families with Children (CfT No. 449688)

This Early Intervention Support Service (EISS) is designed to support families with emerging vulnerability, with the aim of de-escalating issues of concern, achieving sustainable change, promoting capability and capacity within families to resolve difficulties they are experiencing. This early intervention can prevent families from problems escalating and offset the need for statutory services intervention using the combined expertise of participating agencies. In this tender family refers to family or families who have children and young people aged 0-18, in their family context, including expectant parents, who are experiencing difficulties within Tier 1 and Tier 2 of the Hardiker Model of intervention.

The Tender has been divided into five Lots based on locality.

This contract will run for five years from the commencement date; with provision for up to 2x12 month extension periods.

For full details of the tender requirements please refer to the tender pack. The tender closes on 26th January 2023 at 3.00pm.

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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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