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Contracted/Commissioned Services

Table of Services Commissioned from Voluntary Community and Non Profit Sector.

2015/16

Table of Services Commissioned from Voluntary Community and Non Profit Sector 2015-2016

Organisation

Amount
Agreed

What organisation/
project does

Section of Community Supported

Commissioning Team in the Council

Timescale

East Herts Citizens Advice Service

£149,000

Provides free financial and debt management advice

People in financial difficulties, unemployed. People in need of debt advice who are at risk of losing their home (either private or rented)

Engagement & Partnership in Health and Housing

SLA continues, subject to satisfactory annual reviews and monitoring

Home Improvement Agency - Papworth Trust

£10,000

Provides a range of housing services for people with disabilities

People with disabilities and low income

Housing Options in Health and Housing

SLA continues, subject to satisfactory annual reviews and monitoring

Community Voluntary Services for Broxbourne and East Herts

£15,000             

Provides advice, networking and training opportunities to voluntary and community organisations

Voluntary sector, health and social care charities, grass roots community groups

Engagement & Partnerships in Health and Housing

Subject to satisfactory annual  reviews and outcomes

Herts Youth Games

£3,700

Contribution to countywide sports competition - increasing participation

Children and young people in East Herts

Engagement & Partnerships in Health and Housing

Subject to satisfactory review

Community Voluntary Services for Broxbourne and East Herts

£10,000

District-wide voluntary car driver scheme.  Community transport services 

Residents with mobility difficulties, health inequalities

Engagement & Partnerships in Health and Housing

Subject to satisfactory annual  reviews and outcomes

Bishops Stortford Mini Bus Trust

£4,300

Provides a bus service to St Elizabeths Centre in Much Hadham

Children and young adults with epilepsy

Engagement & Partnerships in Health and Housing

Subject to satisfactory annual  reviews

Sawbridgeworth Bus

£29,050

Provides mini bus around the tow

Frail elderly and people with mobility difficulties

Engagement & Partnerships in Health and Housing

Subject to satisfactory outcomes and reviews

East Herts Citizens Advice Service

 

 

£17,500

Provides a dedicated Debt Advice Officer

People in financial difficulties, unemployed. People in need of debt advice who are at risk of losing their home (either private or rented)

Housing Options in Health and Housing

SLA subject to annual reviews and monitoring

Herts Savers Credit Union

£11,680

Provision of a safe and accessible place to save money and promoting the wise use of credit at a reasonable rate of interest 

People in financial difficulties, unemployed.

Neighbourhood Services

Subject to satisfactory reviews

 

Herts Young Homeless Group

 

 

£5,000

Services to young homeless people in East Herts, specifically education project for 14/15 year olds in East Herts Schools.  Partnership project with HCC and other local authorities

Young people that are homeless or at risk of homelessness

Housing Options  in Health and Housing  

Quarterly review meetings

Community Development Action of Hertfordshire

£1,500

Provision of a part time Rural Housing Enabler.   Housing Associations pay £1,500

Residents living in rural areas of East Herts

Housing Options in Health and Housing

SLA subject to annual reviews and monitoring

Active East Herts - East Herts Community Sports Network

£5,000

Contributes to the delivery of sport and physical activity across the district and helps to develop sport for the benefit of the community and increase participation levels.

All residents of East Herts

EH Promotions

SLA subject to annual reviews and monitoring

Primary School Games

£3,000

Giving all students the chance to take part in - and enjoy - competitive school sport.

Children aged 4 to 11 in primary schools in East Herts

Engagement and Partnership Team in Housing and Health

On going

The Ware Society

£2,000

Management of cultural site, Scotts Grotto in Ware

Residents and visitors to East Herts

Economic Development

Subject to annual review

Hertfordshire Sports Partnership

£5000

Provision of sports development work, annual membership fee

Residents and visitors to East Herts

Engagement and Partnership Team in Housing and Health

On going

Bishops Stortford Town Council

£10,000

Town Centre management

Residents and visitors to East Herts

Economic Development

Economic Development

WENTA

£20,000

Support and advice for business start up

 

Residents and small business in East Herts

Economic Development

Economic Development

East Herts Time Bank - North Herts CVS

£14,000

Promotion and encouragement of volunteering

Residents and visitors to East Herts

Engagement and Partnership Team in Housing and Health

On going