The Health and Social Care Board (HSCB) is preparing to issue a tender for the provision of a regional service that offers information, advice, and advocacy services in relation to self-directed support, direct payments, and the Independent Living Fund.
It is envisaged this service will be called an Independent Information, Advice, and Advocacy Service to Support Independent Living. The service will be tendered for the period April 2020 – March 2023 (with the option of two 12-month extensions). It will play a role in maximising people’s independence, choice, and control.
The HSCB is undertaking a market sounding exercise, to inform the development of the tender documentation to procure this service.
A market sounding event will be held –
Thursday 23 May 2019 at 2.00 pm
61 Duncairn Gardens,
Belfast, BT15 2GB.
The purpose of this meeting will be to:
To make an expression of interest and confirm attendance at the market sounding please email: firstname.lastname@example.org before Thursday 16 May 2019.
Please note a maximum of two attendees. No submissions are required in advance of the market sounding event. However, interested attendees may submit an organisation profile with their confirmation of attendance.
Any profile submitted should not exceed two A4 pages.