Published date: 1 December 2022

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: 30 December 2022, 4pm

Contract summary


  • Health services - 85100000

  • Social work and related services - 85300000

  • Other community, social and personal services - 98000000

Location of contract


Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

1 December 2022

Closing date

30 December 2022

Closing time


Contract start date

6 March 2023

Contract end date

5 March 2027

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

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Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



The Borough Council of Bolton ("the Authority") is prepared to receive tenders for TC130 - Community Services Flexible Purchasing System.

The Flexible Purchasing System is FPS to efficiently procure and mobilise services to meet needs of vulnerable people in Bolton. This will be procured under 2 Main Lots, with sub-lots as listed below

Lot 1: Homelessness Services
1. Homelessness Prevention
2. Emergency Temporary Accommodation
3. Supported Housing
4. Other Accommodation Based Interventions
5. Floating Support
6. Young People's Supported Accommodation (16-25-year-olds)
7. Other Homelessness Related Support and Interventions

Lot 2: Domestic Abuse Services
1. Safe Accommodation (in Refuge) with Specialist Onsite Support victim and children
2. Safe Accommodation (dispersed) Specialist Outreach Support for Victims/Survivors and Children
3. Sanctuary Scheme
4. Perpetrator Intervention and Support (Perpetrator Service)
5. Independent Domestic Violence Advisors service (IDVA)
6. Identification and Referral to Improve Safety (GP) (IRIS)

About the buyer

Contact name

Sarah Atherton


3rd Floor Bolton Town Hall
Victoria Square
United Kingdom


+44 0