Issue details

Provision of a range of accommodation for care experienced children and young people and unaccompanied asylum seeking young people

On 20th February 2024 full council approved the purchase of properties to accommodate care experienced young people aged 16-17 and care leavers aged 18+ years; asylum seeking young people aged 16-17 and 18+ years; and accommodation for young people with complex needs. This paper is requesting permission to commission providers to deliver these services.


Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000;

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 22/03/2024

Decision due: 7 May 2024 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cllr Laura Mayes, Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Children's Services, Education, and Skills laura.mayes@wiltshire.gov.uk

Lead director: Jen Salter (Director - Families & Children)

Department: Families and Children

Contact: Kai Muxlow, Interim Head of Families and Children's Commissioning Email: kai.muxlow@wiltshire.gov.uk.

Consultation process

Consultation has taken place with providers at market engagement events and planning to engage with care experienced young people through youth voice

Documents

  • Provision of a range of accommodation for care exeprienced children and young people and unaccompanied asylum seeking young people