Contracted services in the local area

Bartek Polanski made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Stoke on Trent City Council

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Dear Stoke on Trent City Council,

Do you contract services to third party organisations that cover shared lives, abuse and addiction, minority groups, the aged or youth services in your area?

If so, how many providers do you contract services to?
a. Outline these providers
b. Outline the services contracted for
c. Please detail the costs for each and the contract length, alongside the termination date of the contract.

Yours faithfully,

Bartek Polanski

FOI, Stoke on Trent City Council

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Dear Mr Polanski

 

Your request for information ref. SOT92132

 

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Thank you for your request for information about contracted services
commissioned by the local authority covering shared lives, abuse and
addiction, minority groups, the aged or youth services.  Your request was
received by the Information Rights Team on 07 October 2020.  This is being
dealt with under the terms of the appropriate Information Rights
legislation.

 

In some circumstances we may charge for information.  If there is a charge
we will let you know, as you will be required to pay this before we deal
with your request.

 

Some information does not have to be released under this legislation.  We
will check the information you have asked for and send you as much as
possible.  If another person or organisation is named in the information,
we may have to ask their opinion before we decide what we can give you.

 

You should expect to receive a response to your request on or before 04
November 2020 in line with the legislation's 20 working day statutory
deadline.

 

For your information we may publish the response to your request on our
City Council's website, which can be found at the following address:
[3]www.stoke.gov.uk.

 

If you have any queries about this email please do not hesitate to contact
us.

 

You can find details of how we handle your personal information by
visiting [4]www.stoke.gov.uk/dataprotection

 

Yours sincerely

 

Information Rights Team

 

Information Rights

Floor 2 Civic Centre Glebe Street

Stoke-on-Trent ST4 1HH

City of Stoke-on-Trent 

t 01782 232853, 01782 233020, 01782 233732, 01782 235965

e [5][Stoke on Trent City Council request email]

 

 

 

 

Winner – UK Housing Awards Council of the Year 2019

Being a foster carer is truly life changing. If you have a spare room and
spare time, even as little as one weekend a month, you can make a real
difference to a child’s life.

Fostering for Stoke-on-Trent City Council offers a rewarding career with
comprehensive training and guidance. [6]Click here for more information.

Manage your council tax online and sign up for paperless billing with our
new online account at [7]www.stoke.gov.uk/onlineaccount - and access it
using the MyStoke app, putting fly-tipping, and litter reporting in your
hands at the touch of a button. Available in the [8]App Store and on
[9]Google Play

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FOI, Stoke on Trent City Council

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Dear Mr Polanski

 

Further to your recent information request we would be grateful if you
will clarify what you mean by “aged” and “youth” services.

 

We look forward to hearing from you so that we can continue to process
your request.

 

Kind regards

 

Information Rights Team

 

Information Rights Team

City of Stoke-on-Trent

Legal Services

Civic Centre   Glebe Street   Stoke-on-Trent   ST4 1HH

Phone: 01782 232853, 233020, 233732, 235965

Email: [2][Stoke on Trent City Council request email]

 

 

 

From: FOI
Sent: 07 October 2020 14:12
To: '[FOI #696752 email]'
Subject: Your request for information ref. SOT92132

 

Dear Mr Polanski

 

Your request for information ref. SOT92132

 

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| |
|Due to working restrictions related to the ongoing Coronavirus situation we would like to make you aware that |
|the City Council’s response to your request for information may be delayed. Although the Information Rights Team|
|is doing its best to ensure business continuity, changes in the way we work may cause delays for some requests. |
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|Please the Information Commissioner’s guidance relating to coronavirus via this link - |
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|[3]https://ico.org.uk/media/about-the-ico/p...
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Thank you for your request for information about contracted services
commissioned by the local authority covering shared lives, abuse and
addiction, minority groups, the aged or youth services. Your request was
received by the Information Rights Team on 07 October 2020. This is being
dealt with under the terms of the appropriate Information Rights
legislation.

 

In some circumstances we may charge for information. If there is a charge
we will let you know, as you will be required to pay this before we deal
with your request.

 

Some information does not have to be released under this legislation. We
will check the information you have asked for and send you as much as
possible. If another person or organisation is named in the information,
we may have to ask their opinion before we decide what we can give you.

 

You should expect to receive a response to your request on or before 04
November 2020 in line with the legislation's 20 working day statutory
deadline.

 

For your information we may publish the response to your request on our
City Council's website, which can be found at the following address:
[4]www.stoke.gov.uk.

 

If you have any queries about this email please do not hesitate to contact
us.

 

You can find details of how we handle your personal information by
visiting [5]www.stoke.gov.uk/dataprotection

 

Yours sincerely

 

Information Rights Team

 

Information Rights

Floor 2 Civic Centre Glebe Street

Stoke-on-Trent ST4 1HH

City of Stoke-on-Trent

t 01782 232853, 01782 233020, 01782 233732, 01782 235965

e [6][Stoke on Trent City Council request email]

 

 

 

 

Winner – UK Housing Awards Council of the Year 2019

Being a foster carer is truly life changing. If you have a spare room and
spare time, even as little as one weekend a month, you can make a real
difference to a child’s life.

Fostering for Stoke-on-Trent City Council offers a rewarding career with
comprehensive training and guidance. [7]Click here for more information.

Manage your council tax online and sign up for paperless billing with our
new online account at [8]www.stoke.gov.uk/onlineaccount - and access it
using the MyStoke app, putting fly-tipping, and litter reporting in your
hands at the touch of a button. Available in the [9]App Store and on
[10]Google Play

dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

 

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2. mailto:[Stoke on Trent City Council request email]
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4. http://www.stoke.gov.uk/
5. http://www.stoke.gov.uk/dataprotection
6. mailto:[Stoke on Trent City Council request email]
7. https://www.stoke.gov.uk/info/20044/fost...
8. http://www.stoke.gov.uk/onlineaccount
9. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/my-stoke...
10. https://play.google.com/store/apps/detai...

Dear FOI,

When I refer to services for the Aged, I refer to services that cover those with Stoke that are over the age of 65, and for youth services, I refer to services that cover those under the age of 18.

Yours sincerely,

Bartek Polanski

FOI, Stoke on Trent City Council

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Dear Mr Polanski

 

Your request for information ref. SOT92132 about contracted services
commissioned by the local authority covering shared lives, abuse and
addiction, minority groups, the aged or youth services.

 

We have now considered your request and a copy of the information is
enclosed below and attached.

 

The information supplied may be used for domestic or journalistic
purposes. Its use for commercial gain including issuing to the public,
social media or computer blogs may be subject to the issue of a licence
under the Reuse of Public Sector Information Regulations 2015.

 

Do you contract services to third party organisations that cover shared
lives, abuse and addiction, minority groups, the aged or youth services in
your area?

If so, how many providers do you contract services to?
a. Outline these providers

b. Outline the services contracted for

c. Please detail the costs for each and the contract length, alongside the
termination date of the contract.

Response: Please see attached and below

·         LD Supported Living (Voyage) –

Ø  Contract length is 5 years.

Ø  Contract termination date 16/04/2021

Ø  Cost of contract £5,139.000 per year

·         LD Supported Living (Abbots House)

Ø  Contract Length is 5 years.

Ø  Contract termination date 13/10/2024

Ø  Contract value per year £1,073,442

·         Group Supported Living (Thera and CIC)

Ø  Contract length 5 years.

Ø  Contract termination date 03/11/2024

Ø  Contract value per year £4,897,000

·         Extra Care (Accord Housing Association, Key2Care)

Ø  Contract Length 5 years

Ø  Contract termination date 18/10/2024

·         Mental Health Early Intervention Services for Children and YP
(Changes)

Ø  Contract Length - 5 years

Ø  Contract termination date - 30/09/2022

Ø  Contract value - £350,000

 

Drug & Alcohol services (substance misuse) contract

 

Community Drug and Alcohol Service (CDAS)

o The tendered value of the contract is £3,935,100 annually.
o The contract expires in December 2023 with the option to extend for a
further 2 additional years. If the contract is not extended the
contract will be tendered in 2023 with a start date of 1 January 2024;
if a 1 year extension is agreed the contract will be tendered in 2024
with a start date of 1 January 2025; if a 2 year extension is agreed
the contract will be tendered in 2024 with a start date of 1 January
2026.

 

 

If you are unhappy with the service you have received in relation to your
request and wish to make a complaint or request a review of our decision,
you should write to: The Information Rights Manager, Information Rights
Team, Stoke-on-Trent City Council, Floor 2, Civic Centre, Glebe Street,
ST4 1HH, or email [1][Stoke on Trent City Council request email].

 

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“It is usual practice to accept a request for an internal review made
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[2]http://ico.org.uk/for_the_public.

 

Generally, the Information Commissioner cannot make a decision unless you
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Commissioner can be contacted at: The Information Commissioner’s Office,
Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF, tel: 0303 123
1113 or you can visit their website at
[3]https://ico.org.uk/make-a-complaint/

 

You can find details of how we handle your personal information by
visiting [4]www.stoke.gov.uk/dataprotection

Yours sincerely

 

Information Rights Team

 

Information Rights

City of Stoke-on-Trent

Floor 2 Civic Centre Glebe Street Stoke-on-Trent ST4 1HH

T: 01782 232853, 01782 233020, 01782 233732, 01782 235965

E: [5][Stoke on Trent City Council request email]

 

 

 

Request

Dear Stoke on Trent City Council,

Do you contract services to third party organisations that cover shared
lives, abuse and addiction, minority groups, the aged or youth services in
your area?

If so, how many providers do you contract services to?
a. Outline these providers
b. Outline the services contracted for
c. Please detail the costs for each and the contract length, alongside the
termination date of the contract.

Yours faithfully,

Bartek Polanski

 

Clarification Received 5/11

 

Dear FOI,When I refer to services for the Aged, I refer to services that
cover those with Stoke that are over the age of 65, and for youth
services, I refer to services that cover those under the age of 18.Yours
sincerely,Bartek Polanski-

 

 

Winner – UK Housing Awards Council of the Year 2019

Stoke-on-Trent City Council is a Fostering Friendly employer. Being a
foster carer is truly life changing. If you have a spare room and spare
time, even as little as one weekend a month, you can make a real
difference to a child’s life. Fostering for Stoke-on-Trent City Council
offers a rewarding career with comprehensive training and guidance. Click
here for more information. For more information about becoming a Fostering
Friendly employer please click here.

link for the first Click here  -
[6]https://www.stoke.gov.uk/info/20044/fost...

link for the second click here -
[7]https://www.thefosteringnetwork.org.uk/g...

Manage your council tax online and sign up for paperless billing with our
new online account at [8]www.stoke.gov.uk/onlineaccount - and access it
using the MyStoke app, putting fly-tipping, and litter reporting in your
hands at the touch of a button. Available in the [9]App Store and on
[10]Google Play

dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

 

References

Visible links
1. mailto:[Stoke on Trent City Council request email]
2. http://ico.org.uk/for_the_public
3. https://ico.org.uk/make-a-complaint/
4. http://www.stoke.gov.uk/dataprotection
5. mailto:[Stoke on Trent City Council request email]
6. https://www.stoke.gov.uk/info/20044/fost...
7. https://www.thefosteringnetwork.org.uk/g...
8. http://www.stoke.gov.uk/onlineaccount
9. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/my-stoke...
10. https://play.google.com/store/apps/detai...