Issue details

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

To seek approval to vary existing contracts with Barnardo’s, and Aspire Foundation for a further 3 months, from 31st March 2023 to 30th June 2023, for the provision of targeted family support services within Children and Family Centres in Gloucestershire to cover Gloucester City, Forest of Dean, Stroud, Cheltenham and Tewkesbury districts. The provision in the Cotswolds will remain with the inhouse provider delivered alongside the Supporting Families Programme.


Any representations should be sent to:

Wendy Williams

Assistant Director for Integrated Children and Families Commissioning

Tel: 01452 328526 Email:


By 5pm on 16th August 2022

Decision type: Key

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 07/07/2022

Decision due: Between 5 Aug 2022 and 31 Aug 2022 by Cabinet Member - Children's Safeguarding and Early Years

Lead member: Cllr Stephen Davies, Cabinet Member for Children’s SafeGuarding and Early Years

Contact: Chris Spencer, Director of Children's Services Email:


Background papers

  • The recommissioning of Children and Family Centres as the starting point for the development of Family Hubs across Gloucestershire for children aged 0-19 years (up to 25 years where children have special educational needs or disabilities).