East Coast Regional Drugs and Alcohol Task Force: Tender for Addiction Counselling Service

East Coast Regional Drugs and Alcohol Task Force

Tender for Addiction Counselling Service

Provision of an initial Counselling Service to work with adult clients availing of Drug and Alcohol treatment and recovery support and their families in the East Coast Region. Initial contract award will be for 3 years commencing 1st January 2023 with an option to extend for a further two periods of twelve months each.

Tender Description

The East Coast Regional Drugs and Alcohol Task Force (ECRDATF) invites proposals from suitably qualified service providers for the delivery of a community based counselling service to support drugs and alcohol treatment and recovery services for adults (over 18 years of age) and their families for the East Coast Region, that is, HSE CHE region excluding Bray and Dún Laoghaire town areas.

The Service will be required to deliver an adult (over 18 years of age) initial counselling service, across most of the county of Wicklow (excluding Bray) and part of South County Dublin (between the Grand Canal and Shankill) – see HSE website area CHE with exclusions as above. The service will primarily support the other ECRDATF funded projects and clients working through the National Drug Strategy (NDS) and National Drug Rehabilitation Framework (NDRF) or similar for individuals and their family members.

It is essential that tender applicants respond to all requirements in the appropriate manner. All supporting documentation and appendices must be appropriately cross referenced. Applicants must provide a response to all requirements, indicating clearly whether they can support the requirement in full, in part or not at all. The onus is on applicants to present clear and accurate tenders rather than on the ECRDATF to decipher mistakes or to interpret information that is not readily understandable.

The ECRDATF will not be responsible for and may not consider submissions, which are badly drafted or contain fundamental errors or omissions. The evaluation will take the form of an initial desk based assessment of tender submissions against the published award criteria. Failure to meet any of the mandatory requirements in the tender can result in a tender being deemed non-compliant. The ECRDATF reserve the right to seek site visits, clarifications, presentations etc. The ECRDATF reserve the right to contact any of the reference sites provided by applicants at its discretion.

Closing Date

12 noon on Friday 10th June 2022 to ecrdatf@gmail.com or received at HSE Offices, Block B, Civic Centre, Bray, Co. Wicklow A98 X329 FAO Maeve Shanley and marked ‘Tender Code: ECR2022/003C’.

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
13th May, 2022
East Coast
Expiry Date
10th Jun, 2022