Decision details

Contractual Arrangements for the Prevention and Wellbeing Service

Decision Maker: Social Services, Housing and Community Safety Cabinet Board

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes




That having had due regard to the integrated impact assessment, it is recommended that Members:


· Agree to suspend Rule 11 of the Council’s Contract Procedural Rules


· Provide permission for the Head of Housing and Communities to enter into a new contract with The Wallich for the provision of a Prevention and Wellbeing Service for a period of 12 months, with an option to extend for a further 6 months. This period being subject to the Council being able to terminate the service early by providing three months’ notice to The Wallich.


Reasons for Proposed Decision:


So that there is a legally binding contract enabling the continuation of these essential services whilst Officers conclude a review of homelessness services and implement a new service model that enables delivery against the Rapid Rehousing Transition Plan.


Implementation of Decision:


The decision is proposed for implementation after the three day call in period, which ended 9am, Monday 20th November, 2023.



Publication date: 16/11/2023

Date of decision: 16/11/2023

Decided at meeting: 16/11/2023 - Social Services, Housing and Community Safety Cabinet Board

Effective from: 21/11/2023

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