Main contract details
Tender for the Provision of Children's Rights, Advocacy & Indpendent Visitors Services
321100 - Social Community Care Supplies & Services - Children
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.
Region(s) of supply
NORTH WEST (ENGLAND)
Independent Visitors, Childrens Rights, Advocacy
Estimated contract dates
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From 08/09/2016 16:30 to 07/10/2016 14:00
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Halton Borough Council