Day Opportunities Service 2015

ECC_Logo_2013Essex County Council has now completed the Day Opportunities review and is about to commence the procurement process to implement a Day Opportunities Framework Agreement.

Essex County Council invites Expressions of Interest from suitably experienced organisations to provide Day Opportunities Services for vulnerable adults under a Framework Agreement via a Best Valued Ranked List.  The services will offer outcome focussed support to assist people to maintain/increase independence and to provide opportunities for social inclusion for vulnerable adults. Currently, Essex County Council supports approximately 2,100 vulnerable people in Day Opportunities.

Essex County Council is looking for organisations that will be able to deliver any or all of the following types of Day Opportunities services across Essex:

  •  Centre based opportunities
  • Community based opportunities
  • Work based training

It is not our expectation that all suppliers will have to deliver all of the above services or even provide services County-wide.

To express an interest you will need to, if not already done so, register on Ariba (  and email your organisation’s details and AN number to so they can give you access to download all the relevant documentation.

The intention is to publish the tender week commencing 29th September 2014.

Please note your entire submission must be submitted by 28th November 2014.

Essex County Council will be holding provider events to explain how to submit your bid. Please look out for the email with details on how to book a place on one of these events coming shortly.

Day Opportunities Redesign Team

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