Published date: 1 December 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: 15 January 2021, 12am

Contract summary


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Location of contract


Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

1 December 2020

Closing date

15 January 2021

Closing time


Contract start date

1 August 2021

Contract end date

31 July 2026

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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Floating Support Services
Prior Information Notice
Short Description
Havering Council is seeking expressions of interest from suitably experienced and competent providers as it is looking to commission a floating support service that will support vulnerable people aged 16+ to improve their independent living skills and individual resilience.

The service will aim to provide generic support to a range of client groups by providing short term and targeted support to people living in the community. The service will work across the borough with a wide range of vulnerable individuals across many client groups, linking in with other services and facilities provided by the voluntary, community and statutory sector.

The service is expected to deliver on numerous individual outcomes aimed at preventing the need for statutory care and support services and is likely to include such elements as tenancy sustainment, developing daily living skills, help with budgeting and maintaining health and well-being.

Estimated Value
Value excluding VAT: 3 300 000.00 GBP

Description of the procurement:
This procurement is for a floating support service for residents in Havering with the contract commencing on 1 August 2021. The Council is considering a 3-year contract with an extension of up to 2 years. The Council intends to publish the tender in November 2020.

Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
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About the buyer

Contact name

Daren Mulley


1st Floor Central Library, St Edwards Way, Romford, Essex


Closing: 15 January 2021, 12am