Grant Competition for Provision of Support to Victims of Rape or Sexual Abuse

Status: Open to applications
Application Deadline: 05 December 2018

Description

Grant competition to provide victims of rape and sexual abuse in England and Wales with access to a wide range of support.


Details

Contract Value: £ 18,600,000
Duration: 2 Years to 5 Years

Value Notes

The total value of the contract is £18.6 million.


Durations Notes

The contract will run from 1 April 2019 to 30 April 2022.


Further Information  

The Ministry of Justice Equalities Office has launched this competition to provide support for victims of rape and sexual abuse across England and Wales, not including the following Police and Crime Commissioner areas:

  • Cambridgeshire.
  • Essex.
  • Hampshire.
  • London (MOPAC).
  • Nottinghamshire.

Between 1 April 2019 and 31 March 2022, the Authority will seek to explore the potential benefits of full local commissioning of rape and sexual abuse support services with the above five PCC test areas. Rape and sexual abuse support services in these areas will be directly commissioned by their respective local PCC based on local needs.

Funding is available for the provision of specialist support services to female and male victims of rape and sexual abuse. Grant funding will be awarded for three years - from April 2019 to March 2022.

Applicants will also be eligible to apply for an uplift to the Grant if they can demonstrate that they deliver a service that is tailored to meet the specific needs of victims of child sexual abuse; supporting and providing them with the skills to cope and recover.

The purpose of this grant is to provide victims of rape and sexual abuse with access to a wide range of support. Bids will be evaluated on quality of service offered; strategic intention and value for money. Consideration will also be given to geographical location in order to ensure that there is an even spread of services across England and Wales.                                                                                                                              


Bid Process

Applications should be submitted online using the Contracts Finder website.

The deadline for submissions is 5 December 2018.


Address & Contacts :

Applcations may be found on their website.
 
Contact details:
Iris Gray
Ministry of Justice 
102 Petty France 
London 
SW1H 9AJ
Email:
iris.gray@justice.gsi.gov.uk