Published date: 14 January 2020

Last edited date: 14 January 2020

Closed opportunity - This means that the contract is currently closed. The buying department may be considering suppliers that have already applied, or no suitable offers were made.

Closing: 13 February 2020

Contract summary


  • Community health services - 85323000

Location of contract

SO23 8UJ

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

14 January 2020

Closing date

13 February 2020

Contract start date

1 May 2020

Contract end date

31 March 2021

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (OJEU)

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Hampshire County Council invites applications from suitably experienced organisations to deliver Frankie Workers services. Frankie Workers will provide therapeutic counselling to children and young people aged 0 - 18 years who are victims of sexual abuse, sexual exploitation or female genital mutilation. The aim is to prevent trauma turning into poor mental health.

The Service started in the Hampshire County Council area in June 2017. The Service was also commissioned for the Portsmouth City Council and Isle of Wight Council areas. The Hampshire service operates across the County area.

The Contract will be for a duration eleven months, 1 May 2020 to 31 March 2021, with the option to extend for a further period of up to two years until 31 March 2023, depending on availability of funding, future commissioning strategy of sexual crime support services, and Contract review.  

Interested parties should register their interest in the project via the In-Tend website, and complete and submit the tender return document together with any supporting information requested by 14:00 hrs on 13 February 2020.

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More information


Additional text

Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : No

About the buyer

Contact name

CSPU Children's Services Procurement


Sussex Street
SO23 8UJ
United Kingdom


01962 832323


Closing: 13 February 2020