Issue - decisions

Emotional Health and Wellbeing of Young People

03/03/2022 - Emotional Health and Wellbeing of Young People



(1)            That Cabinet agreed the use of ring-fenced external funding, from Derbyshire County Council (DCC) Public Health, to commission an external organisation or consortium to deliver against pre-defined objectives, which aim to improve the emotional health and wellbeing of children and young people, for an initial period of 24 months, from 1 June 2022.


(2)            That the external organisation or consortium be commissioned jointly with Bolsover District Council, in order to achieve the best value for money.


(3)            That the contract be extended beyond June 2024, subject to budget availability from DCC Public Health, or other external funding providers, and the successful delivery of output and outcomes


REASONS FOR DECISION - To enable an organisation or consortium to be appointed that can successfully deliver the identified objectives, offer the best value for money and meet the needs of children and young people living in the District.


OTHER OPTIONS CONSIDERED AND REJECTED - The options of doing nothing or carrying out the work within the Council, without making use of the external funding, were considered but rejected, as not in the interests of the District or the Council.


This is a Key Decision.  The call-in period for the decision will run until Monday 14 March 2022