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NSW Department of Communities and Justice / Request for Tender for Provision of: Transitional Support Services Stream, Initial Transitional Support (ITS) - DJ2018 -91

RFT ID DJ2018 -91
RFT Type Open Tenders
Published 7-Aug-2018
Closes 4-Sep-2018 11:00am
Category (based on UNSPSC)
93140000 - Community and social services
Agency Department of Communities and Justice

Contact Person
Sharyn Magee
Phone: 02 8346 1085

Tender Details

This Request for Tender is seeking tenders from not-for-profit organisations for the provision of support services, under the Transitional Support Stream of the Funded Partnership Initiative (FPI). Offenders receiving this service have been assessed as having a medium-high to high risk of reoffending and are under the supervision of Community Corrections.

The ITS service locations being tendered for are; Bathurst, Dubbo, Campbelltown, Kempsey, Lismore, Mount Druitt, Newcastle, Parramatta, Tamworth (0.5FTE), Wagga Wagga, Wollongong and Wyong. The service provider’s full-time or part-time caseworker will be working with Community Corrections officers and the offender  to deliver the offender’s CSNSW case plan for up to 12 weeks providing AOD, Mental Health, access to suitable accommodation and other skills assistance. Portability and flexibility is required if demand data indicates a need to review geographic location and/or full-time or part-time operation due to volume of referrals.


NSW Regions: Far North Coast, Mid North Coast, New England, Central Coast, Hunter, Cumberland/Prospect, Nepean, Northern Sydney, Inner West, South East Sydney, South West Sydney, Central West, Orana/Far West, Riverina/Murray, Illawarra, Southern Highlands

RFT Type

Open Tenders - An invitation to tender by public advertisement with no restriction placed on who may tender. Tenderers will normally be required to demonstrate in their tender that they have the necessary skills, resources, experience, financial capacity, and in some cases licences, accreditations, etc., to fulfil the tender requirements.

Additional Details / Instructions

• The RFT will close on 4 September 2018 and tenders must be valid for 220 days.

• Preferred tenderers will be invited to contract negotiations in February 2019 and it is envisaged that contracts will be awarded in early April 2019.

• A non-compulsory NGO Presentation will be held on 17 August 2018. NGO attendance is highly recommended.

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