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Provision of a visiting support service for young people, which is related to the City of Edinburgh Council's Commissioning Plan for Prevention of Homelessness.

Social and other specific services - public contracts

Prior information notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
The City of Edinburgh Council
Waverley Court, 4 East Market Street
United Kingdom
Contact person: Robert Hogg
Telephone: +44 1314693875
NUTS code: UKM25

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Homelessness Prevention - Visiting Support Service for Young People.

Reference number: CT2196
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Provision of a visiting support service for young people, which is related to the City of Edinburgh Council's Commissioning Plan for Prevention of Homelessness.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 2 500 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM25
Main site or place of performance:

The City of Edinburgh Council local authority area.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Procurement of a service to provide:

1. Visiting housing support for young people aged 16 to 25 years who are homeless or at risk of homelessness or have recently experienced homelessness;

2. Development of life skills to enable young people to live independently, including group work support;

3. Link young people with employability services to enable them to improve their chances of obtaining employment.

II.2.14)Additional information

Targeted outcomes:

1. Homeless young people in temporary accommodation are supported to access settled or secure accommodation as soon as possible;

2. Young people living independently who find themselves in difficulty are supported to keep their homes;

3. Young people develop their life skills;

4. Young people access employability services.

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

The City of Edinburgh Council wishes to engage with potential providers of the service for the purpose of co-production and development of a specification of requirements.

The Council intends to issue a questionnaire or questionnaires to potential providers who register interest.

A briefing meeting for potential providers will be held at 14:00 on Tuesday 4.4.2017 in the Business Centre at the City Chambers, High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1YJ. To book a place at the meeting please email and include the name and email address of the person who wishes to attend the meeting.

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at

(SC Ref:486217).

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: