Main Contract Detail
North Yorkshire County Council
Community Support (Mental Health) and Low Level Prevention Services
The Council is inviting tenders for four community support (mental health) and low level prevention services as separate lots within this tender:
Lot 1 - Prevention Services for Older People in North Yorkshire;
Lot 2 - Day Service and Befriending Scheme for those aged over 65 with Mental Health Issues in Hambleton and Richmondshire;
Lot 3 - Harrogate Mental Health Sheltered Workshop; and
Lot 4 - Harrogate Mental Health Resource Centre.
The aim of the Prevention Services for Older People in North Yorkshire (Lot 1) is to provide low level preventative support in order to enable vulnerable older people in North Yorkshire to lead fulfilling and independent lives. To provide a person centred, proactive support and signposting service across North Yorkshire for vulnerable older people.
The Day Service and Befriending Scheme for those aged over 65 with Mental Health Issues in Hambleton and Richmondshire (Lot 2) aims to support older people in Hambleton and Richmondshire who are experiencing mental health issues to live safely and independently and participate in their community.
It will provide practical community support which promotes good mental health, and helps to prevent mental ill health and its associated consequences.
The Harrogate Mental Health Sheltered Workshop (Lot 3) aims to support people with severe and enduring mental health issues in Harrogate district to gain employment and training skills by providing a sheltered workshop.
It will provide support in developing new skills, and support access to other employment and training opportunities.
The Harrogate Mental Health Resource Centre (Lot 4) will engage with and support people with mental health issues in the Harrogate district to improve their health and wellbeing, lead fulfilling lives and to maintain their independence.
The contracts will be for a period of two years and will run between 1 October 2016 and 30 September 2016.
The maximum annual funding available per annum for each lot is shown in the table below:
Name of Service
Maximum Annual Funding
Lot 1 - Prevention Services for Older People in North Yorkshire
Lot 2 - Day Service and Befriending Scheme for those aged over 65 with Mental Health Issues in Hambleton and Richmondshire
Lot 3 - Harrogate Mental Health Sheltered Workshop
Lot 4 - Harrogate Mental Health Resource Centre
Please register interest to review the full requirements in the tender documents. Should you have any queries after reviewing the tender documents please submit a question by using the ‘Discussions’ section on the YORtender system at https://www.yortender.co.uk. Please do not seek clarifications by any other means.
Mr Matt Clothier
HAS, County Hall, Racecourse Lane
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