Decision details

Variation of existing contracts for an extension to the existing services to Children and Family Centres

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To seek approval to vary existing contracts with Barnardo’s, and Gardners Lane and Oakwood Federation (GLOW) from 1st April 2022 to 31st March 2023 for the provision of targeted family support services with children and family Centres in Gloucestershire. To cover Gloucester City, Forest of Dean, Stroud, Cheltenham and Tewkesbury localities. This will allow us to reshape and consult in order to offer an integrated service to the children and families in Gloucestershire


Decision:

Cllr Stephen Davies, Cabinet Member for Children’s Safeguarding and Early Years, sought Cabinet approval to vary existing contracts to Barnardo’s, and Gardners Lane and Oakwood Federation (GLOW) from 1st April 2022 to 31st March 2023 for the provision of targeted family support services with children and family Centres in Gloucestershire. To cover Gloucester City, Forest of Dean, Stroud, Cheltenham and Tewkesbury localities. This will allow us to reshape and consult in order to offer an integrated service to the children and families in Gloucestershire.

 

Having considered all of the information, Cabinet noted the report and

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RESOLVED to:

 

Delegate authority to the Executive Director of Children’s Services in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Children’s Safeguarding and Early Years to issue a variation to the following contracts with two existing providers to extend the end date of the contracts by 12 months:-

 

  • Barnardo’s: for the provision of targeted family support services with children and families centres in the Gloucester City locality; and the Forest of Dean and Stroud localities.

 

  • Gardners Lane and Oakwood Federation (GLOW): for the provision of the above services in the localities of Cheltenham and Tewkesbury.

 

Report author: Cabinet Member - Children's Safeguarding and Early Years

Publication date: 21/07/2021

Date of decision: 21/07/2021

Decided at meeting: 21/07/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 29/07/2021

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