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Tender alert! Glasgow Criminal Justice Framework opportunity published

Tender alert! Glasgow Criminal Justice Framework opportunity published

by Neil Young, P4P Coordinator

4 weeks ago

Glasgow City Council has published a tender opportunity for its Criminal Justice Framework. The main aim of the framework is to support Glasgow City Council to meet its statutory obligations in making Glasgow a stronger and safer community.

The framework will consist of the following 6 lots (with a total value of £750,000 over 3 years):

  1. Community Sentencing – primarily Community Payback Orders which include offender supervision, unpaid work or other activity
  2. Accommodation with Support – the council are looking to make use of 5 places, with the provider having the option of providing an additional 2 places to the Scottish Prison Service for home release or to other local authorities
  3. Tenancy Sustainment – 60 temporary furnished flats (currently provided by GHA and City Property). Staff must be trained to provide high quality flexible support outreach support to service users may have a range of support needs
  4. Criminal Justice Community Support Service – a mentoring/throughcare service to individuals within the community as well as those transitioning from prison into their community
  5. Specialist Services – intense support required for high risk offenders with additional support needs, including mental health, learning disabilities. Arranged as and when required.
  6. Purchased Criminal Justice Services in the Community – occasionally funding may become available for community based initiatives to help reduce reoffending or promote pro-social behaviour. Only providers who apply for this lot can be considered as suppliers of services not included in lots 1-5 for the duration for the framework.

The deadline for tender submissions is 23rd July.  Full details can be found at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/show/Search_View.aspx?id=JUN322354. Follow the on-screen instructions - you will need to register with the PCS-Tender website for access to the documents.

If you require support with bidding please contact the P4P team at Senscot on info@p4p.org.uk or 0141 280 2560.