Decision details

Young Persons' Supported Accomodation and Outreach Service and Young Families Supported Accommodation and Outreach Service

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Resources

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

The Council has a statutory duty to provide accommodation to persons under 18 years to prevent homelessness. In addition to this, the Council has a duty to safeguard and promote the welfare and health of young people. To fulfil these statutory duties, the Council and following a comprehensive consultation exercise a new service model was approved to deliver: lot 1: Young Persons’ Supported Accommodation and Outreach Service; and lot 2: Young Families Supported Accommodation and Outreach Service.

Decision:

1.       Approved the awards the contract for Young Persons’ Supported Accommodation and Outreach services (Lot 1) to Accord Housing Association of 178 Birmingham Road West Bromwich West Midlands B70 6QG for a duration up to five years (three years with possible two-year extension) from 1December 2019 to 30 November 2024 for an estimated total contract value of £2,665,000.

2.       Noted an extension for the Young Families Supported Accommodation and Outreach service (Lot 2) from 01 December 2019 to 07 December 2020 for the value of approximately £53,000 to allow for a market analysis and engagement ahead of a potential retendering of the service.

Publication date: 12/09/2019

Date of decision: 05/09/2019

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