Issue details

Procurement of Supported Accommodation and Housing Pathway for 16-25 year olds

The County Council provides a range of Housing Related Support services in accommodation-based settings to young people aged 16-24-years old that are either care experienced or at risk of homelessness.

 

These services were initially procured in 2019 and the current arrangements with existing service providers were recently extended until the end of September 2025 (decision OKD04 (24/25) refers).

 

A redesign of the future delivery of housing related support services for 16–25-year-olds is currently being undertaken.  On conclusion of the redesign, it is proposed to commission the new service for a period of up to 9 years.

 

The Cabinet Member for Children and Young People, Learning and Skills will be asked to approve the procurement of a new housing related support service for 16–25-year-olds.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000;

Decision status: For Determination

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 21/05/2024

Decision due: October 2024 by Cabinet Member for Children and Young People, Learning and Skills (Cllr Jacquie Russell)

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Children and Young People, Learning and Skills (Cllr Jacquie Russell)

Contact: Daniel Ruaux, Assistant Director (Corporate Parenting) Email: daniel.ruaux@westsussex.gov.uk Tel: 033 022 22695.

Consultation process

Representations concerning this proposed decision can be made to the decision-maker, via the report author, by the beginning of the month in which the decision is due to be taken.

Consultees

Young people within the services

Existing Providers

District and Borough Councils

Public Health

Revenue and Benefits

Social Landlords

Democratic Services Contact: Wendy Saunders Tel: 033 022 22553

Background papers

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