Decision details

Contract award for provision of Domestic Abuse Services

Decision Maker: Director: Communities & Public Health

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

At a Cabinet meeting on 04/02/2020 authority to award the contract for domestic abuse services was delegated to the Executive Director, People in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Public Health and Communities.
At a further cabinet meeting on 09/03/2021 authority to award contracts to meet the requirements of the Domestic Abuse Act (Accommodation based domestic abuse support) was also delegated to the Executive Director for People in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Public Health and Communities.
Bristol City Council receives additional government funding from the Department of Levelling Up Housing and Communities (DLUHC) to enable it to meet these ‘new burdens’.
A compliant procurement process has taken place and Next Link’s tender submissions for both aspects of service provision were successful.

Decision:

To award to Next Link the contract for the provision of:
1. Accommodation based domestic abuse support; and
2. Specialist domestic abuse services

Alternative options considered:

Not applicable.

Publication date: 13/06/2022

Date of decision: 01/06/2022