The Council of the London Borough of Waltham Forest ("the Authority") is seeking Tenders from suitably experienced and qualified organisations for the Framework Agreement for the Provision of 16+ Semi-Independent Accommodation and Support Services to Looked After Children and Care Experienced Young Adults in the London Borough of Waltham Forest and Participating Authorities ("the Framework").
The Framework shall commence on 1st November 2021 and shall continue up to and including 31thOctober 2023 ("the Framework Period"). At the sole discretion of the Authority the Framework Period may be extended in such period or periods as the Authority deems appropriate up to a maximum twenty-four (24) months, providing a possible total Framework Period to midnight on 31st October 2025.Throughout the Framework duration, any London Borough listed in the directory of London Councils may elect to join the Framework.
The Authority is seeking to appoint multiple providers who can deliver good quality, efficient and safe accommodation and support services.
The Framework is for the provision of a 16+ semi-independent accommodation and support services to looked after children and care experienced young adults and is split into the following six (6) Lots as follows:-
• Lot 1: 24/7, 16-18 Semi Independent Accommodation and Support
• Lot 2: 18+ Shared Housing / House of Multiple Occupation (HMO) Accommodation and Support
• Lot 3: 18+ Stand Alone Accommodation and Support
• Lot 4: Parent & Child Accommodation and Support
• Lot 5: Block Contract Accommodation and Support (6-12 beds and / or 12 beds and above)
• Lot 6: Floating Support (for 18+ young adults in own accommodation)
Organisations are permitted to tender for any-one (1) or more Lots for which they consider they are suitably qualified and experienced. Organisations shall be aware however that appointment to each Lot will be evaluated separately. Therefore, appointment to one Lot of the Framework will not automatically mean the organisation is appointed to any other Lot for which it submitted a Tender.
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