TENDER: Provision of Children's Rights, Advocacy & Indpendent Visitors Services - Cheshire

Tender for the Provision of Children's Rights, Advocacy & Indpendent Visitors Services

Main contract details

Opportunity Id

DN176178

Title

Tender for the Provision of Children's Rights, Advocacy & Indpendent Visitors Services

Categories

321100 - Social Community Care Supplies & Services - Children

Description

Children's Rights, Advocacy & Indpendent Visitors Services – Joint contract for Halton Borough Council, Cheshire West and Chester Borough Council and Cheshire East Borough Council. There is a statutory duty for all local authorities to provide advocacy services and independent visitors for vulnerable children and young people. The successful provider will: 1. deliver a Children’s Rights and Advocacy Service for children and young people by providing: •children and young people with awareness of and access to services which are their legal right. •advice and information to children and young people so they are empowered to ensure their views and wishes are heard, their rights are respected and reflected in the decision making about their lives, including young people aged 16 and 17 years old who are estranged from their family and homeless or are child in need in order to assist them in making a balanced decision regarding their welfare and support. 2. To provide an Independent Visitor to visit, advise and befriend where it is considered to be in their best interests.

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Region(s) of supply

NORTH WEST (ENGLAND)

Estimated value

N/A

Keywords

Independent Visitors, Childrens Rights, Advocacy

Key dates

Estimated contract dates

Start date

05/01/2017

End date

04/01/2019

 

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Contact details

Buyer

Halton Borough Council

Contact

Pauline Lowe

Email

pauline.lowe@halton.gov.uk

Telephone

01511111111

Address

Kingsway House
Widnes
Cheshire
WA8 7EA