Decision details

Authorise the award of contract to Your Family Matters (Advantage Business Centre) to deliver Family group Conferences

Decision Maker: Assistant Director Early Intervention & Prevention Family Services

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Barnet Family Services works on the principle that children are best looked after within their families where this is safe and possible. In addition, it is clear that families are able to make the best decisions and plans about their children if they have all the information they need.


This report seeks approval to award a single contract for the provision of Family Group Conferences (FGCs), to families with children aged 0-25 years, to Your Family Matters (Advantage Business Centre) for a 1 year period, with the option to extend for 1 +1 years subject to performance and budget. 


The contract will be commencing from 1 April 2017.  The value of the contract for one year is £75,000.  The value of the extension periods is £150,000.  Therefore the total contract value including extension periods is £225,000.  There is also an option to spot purchase depending on  demand over the contract life time


Publication date: 06/02/2017

Date of decision: 24/01/2017

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