The Fostering Flexible Purchasing System (FPS) is the regional contract to facilitate the commissioning of high quality Fostering Placements for Children and Young People. We are looking to knowledgeable and experienced providers to work with us to transform the lives of children, enabling them to break down barriers and turn challenging situations into positive ones.
Contract start date: 01 April 2018
Contract end date: 31 March 2028
Lead authority: Trafford
Indicative date for next opening:
- January 2024
- July 2024
Named authorities: Blackburn, Blackpool, Bolton, Bury, Cheshire East, Cheshire West and Chester, Cumberland, Halton, Knowsley, Lancashire, Liverpool, Manchester, Oldham, Rochdale, Salford, Sefton, St Helens, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford, Warrington, Westmorland and Furness, Wigan and Wirral.
Registering for the North West Fostering FPS
Register on to the Pro North portal (chest) if you are not already, and then register for the Fostering Flexible Purchasing System.
During registration you will need to select the option to receive notifications for category reference 321100 - Social Community Care Supplies & Services – Children. Information relating to this contract will be advertised under this category including adverts for opening the purchasing system.
Link to register for the Chest: https://procontract.due-north.com
The name of the purchasing system is: CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE FOSTER CARE Flexible Purchasing System (FPS)
Project information: DN319102
Additional Fostering information
Contact Placements North West: firstname.lastname@example.org