Public Sector Network Tender Alert


21338-2013: UK-Welwyn Garden City: Housing services

Housing services. Administrative housing services. Administration of Disabled Faciloity Grants.

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Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
The Campus
Contact point(s): Procurement
For the attention of: Andrew Harper
AL8 6AE Welwyn Garden City
Telephone: +44 7771903964
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Contract value: Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council (hereinafter referred to as the Council) is seeking expressions of interest from organisations who can both manage the application process for DFGs and discretionary grants, assessment of applications and applicants (including OT assessments) plus the delivery.The key objective will be to provide an advice service which ensures people have information about their housing options and where the choice is made to enable older people, people with disabilities (including children) and those on low incomes to remain living in their homes safely, securely and independently. Support provided will be delivered to people in their own home, regardless of tenure type (other than our own properties, which will be provided directly via the Councils contractors).The services to be provided would include:- Information, advice and guidance, including administration of grant applications, test of resources and income management advice/benefit checks,- Advice about housing options and other support/housing schemes plus sign posting as appropriate to schemes such as equity release,- OT assessments,- Scheme design and project management,- Decent Homes assessment and appropriate signposting.Estimated value excluding VAT: 300 000 GBP

Published: 22 Jan 2013, Receipt by: 22 Feb 2013