UK-Kent: Social services.

UK-Kent: Social services.

Section I: Contracting Authority
Title: UK-Kent: Social services.
I.1)Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
Medway Council
Gun Wharf, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4TR, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1634335550, Email:
Contact: Debbie Wright, Attn: Debbie Wright - Category Lead - People

I.2)Type of the contracting authority:
Regional or local authority

I.3) Main activity:
General Public Services

I.4) Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities:
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: No

Section II: Object Of The Contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Kent Advice Service for Single Homeless Persons
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works:

Service Category: 25
Do you agree to the publication of this notice?: Yes
Region Codes: UKJ4 - Kent
II.1.3)Information about a framework or a dynamic purchasing system:
Not Provided
II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):
Social services. Administrative social services. Community action programme. Accommodation and office services. Guidance services. To appoint a Service Provider to provide a Kent and Medway advisory service for persons assessed as non-priority (single homelessness) that will: -
· Provide a front line service for single people who are homeless or threatened with homelessness as a first point of contact
· Undertake an assessment of each persons needs to help them to prevent homelessness and improve their opportunities to sustain a home in the future
· Ensure that there is close coordination with the relevant local authority to ensure that any homelessness duties are met
· Where single person households are homeless or at risk of homelessness offer advice, support and available intervention(s)s to help prevent their homelessness

The Service Provider may either be a single organisation or group of organisations (consortium) that will undertake this contract in its entirety

The overall aim of the service will be to prevent homelessness for non-priority (single homelessness) persons or remedy homelessness for those accessing the service as homeless.
The contract will be awarded for the period (to be inserted), subject to meeting quarterly performance criteria. An extention of three years will be built into the contract (subject to further funding being made available).
II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary:
85320000 - Social services.
85321000 - Administrative social services.
85322000 - Community action programme.
98340000 - Accommodation and office services.
85312310 - Guidance services.
II.1.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA):
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): No

II.2)Total Final Value Of Contract(s)
II.2.1) Total final value of the contract(s)
Value: 429,334
Currency: GBP
Excluding VAT: Yes

Section IV: Procedure
IV.1) Type Of Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure: Restricted
IV.2)Award Criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria: The most economically advantageous tender in terms of:

Criteria - Weighting

Quality - 70
Cost - 30

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction:
An electronic auction will be used: No

IV.3)Administrative Information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority: PPL/ITT/KASSH-C&A/003
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract: Yes

Contract notice
Notice number in OJ: 2013/S 21 - 32880 of 30/01/2013

Section V: Award Of Contract

1: Award And Contract Value
Contract No: CON4510

V.1)Date Of Contract Award: 06/08/2013
V.2) Information About Offers
Number Of Offers Received: 5
Number Of Offers Received By Electronic Means: 0
V.3)Name And Address Of Economic Operator To Whom The Contract Has Been Awarded:
Official name: Riverside - ECHG
Postal address: 2 Estuary Boulevard, Estuary Commerce Park
Town: Liverpool
Postal code: L24 8RF
Country: United Kingdom
V.4)Information On Value Of Contract
Initial estimated total value of the contract
Value: 460,000
Currency: GBP

Total final value of the contract
Value: 429,334
Currency: GBP
If annual or monthly value:
Number of years: 2
V.5)Information about subcontracting:
The contract is likely to be subcontracted: No

Section VI: Complementary Information
VI.1)Information about European Union funds:
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

VI.2)Additional Information:
The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.
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VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures:
Medway Council
Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, ME4 4TR
Tel. +44 1634306000
VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals: Not Provided
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained:
Not Provided

VI.4)Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 07/08/2013