Published date: 22 June 2021

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: 11 October 2021, 12pm

Contract summary


  • Health and social work services - 85000000

Location of contract

East of England

Value of contract


Procurement reference

HRS 16+

Published date

22 June 2021

Closing date

11 October 2021

Closing time


Contract start date

1 June 2022

Contract end date

31 May 2027

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (OJEU)

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

OJEU (Official Journal of the European Union) procedures are valued above a certain financial threshold.

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Essex County Council is implementing the contract for Housing Related Support 16+. This contract is to provide a service of accommodation and support for the following -

• Aged 16 and 17 years old at risk of homelessness.
• Additional young people aged 18 to 21 years old at risk of homelessness and are assessed as having specific vulnerabilities.
• Care Leavers
• Vulnerable young parents up to the age of 21 years old with additional support needs.

This will be a countywide service to support up to 270 young people across Essex. All bidders must to be able to provide appropriate accommodation to meet all the requirements by the start of the mobilisation period in January 2022 with a view to be fully ready by the contract start date of 1st June 2022.

About the buyer

Contact name

Charles Haizel


County Hall, Market Road