Public Sector Network Tender Alert


Provision of Accommodation Based Support Services for Victims of Domestic Abuse

Provision of a Accommodation Based Support Services for Victims of Domestic Abuse The Metropolitan Borough of Sandwell wishes to appoint a Contractor to provide accommodation based support services in Sandwell for Victims of Domestic Abuse In providing accommodation-based support to victims of domestic abuse and their children in refuges and other safe accommodation, the Service shall play a key role in assisting the Local Authority in Safeguarding families experiencing Domestic Abuse, discharging statutory homelessness duties, crime prevention and contributing to various strategies, including those aimed at homelessness and domestic abuse. The Contractor shall deliver a minimum of 38 units of supported accommodation and shall address the needs of victims of domestic abuse who have additional specific needs including: - o Service Users from BME/new emerging communities o Service Users with complex needs o Service Users with children o Service Users with a disability o Service Users in employment or training o Service Users who have partners who are working with a perpetrator programme o Men who are victims of domestic abuse o Service Users with pets The Contractor shall source supported accommodation for all Sandwell cases of domestic abuse who are in need of a supported accommodation Service. The Contractor shall utilise the units within this contract and/ or source out of borough services for all Sandwell cases who need to be placed out of Sandwell either for their safety or if there is no availability in the Sandwell services. The Council has a maximum budget of ?470,000 per annum for this Service. It is anticipated that the Contract will commence on 1 February 2023 and run for a period of 5 years (end date: 31 January 2028), with an option to extend. The Council will be using the In-tend e-Tendering System for this Procurement exercise, please visit to access the Sandwell MBC In-tend Supplier Portal. From here you will be able to register your company, express an interest in the opportunity, and gain immediate access to the ITT and other related documents. In Order To View the On-Line Questionnaire and Submit a Tender, you will be required to` Opt-In`. Please be mindful that if you are cut and pasting your question responses onto the On-Line Questionnaire that you do so from a notepad document, this is due to the fact that some special characters are not accepted within the On-Line Questionnaire. For a Step by Step user guide to the Sandwell MBC In-tend Supplier Portal please click on the `Guidance for Suppliers` section of the website. All procurement responses must be carried out via the Sandwell MBC In-tend Supplier Portal. If you require further assistance in respect of the system please contact the In-tend support team on 0844 272 8810. Closing date: Monday 14th November...


Emily Cox
PO Box 15888
West Midlands
B69 9EN
United Kingdom
0121 569 5973

Contract value: 2350000

Published: 17 Oct 2022, Receipt by: 14 Nov 2022