Published date: 12 July 2021

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Contract summary


  • Social work and related services - 85300000

Location of contract

South East

Procurement reference


Published date

12 July 2021

Closing date

12 October 2021

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



In response to the demand pressures as a result of the Covid 19 pandemic Cafcass are looking for a provider to deliver interventions to Domestic Abuse Perpetrators in Private Law Family Court proceedings in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.

The interventions will need to:
• promote safe child arrangements and aim to reduce and manage risk to victims and children
• address abusive behaviours and hold perpetrators to account
• include an integrated victim safety and support service (ISS) which offer proactive engagement with all ex partners and current partners
• offer a suitability assessment, including a motivational element to explore denial, resistance and amenability to change with a view to maximum engagement with the programme.
• Be capable of meeting diversity requirements of participants.
• Be evidence based.
• Be delivered in-person / on a face to face basis.

Potential providers should submit expressions of interest via the Cafcass e-procurement portal providing details of accreditation and the programmes available By 26/07/2021 at 5:00pm The provider will need to be Respect accredited or deliver a Correctional Services Advice & Accreditation Panel (CSAAP) accredited programme. It is anticipated that the requirement will continue until March 2023, the overall number of interventions required is unknown and no commitment to volume will be given. Historically there have been 20 interventions in this area per year.

About the buyer

Contact name

Jane Bate


3rd Floor
21 Bloomsbury Street
United Kingdom