Issue details

Permission To Procure Short Term Accommodation

Supporting People Short Term Accommodation Based Support service will provide housing related support for people accessing short term accommodation (maximum stay of up to 2 years; at serious risk of homelessness; or are homeless and where alternative accommodation cannot be accessed.
The aim of this service is to ensure the provision of high quality, appropriate and safe services that meet the quality outcomes and safeguarding responsibilities of Cumbria County Council. This works in partnership with Cumbria County Council’s Central Access Point (CAP) to develop and embed the process of service referrals and access to provide housing related support to Service Users within this contract

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: For Determination

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 29/05/2015

Anticipated restriction: Public  -

Decision due: 24 Sep 2015 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Health and Care Services

Department: Health, Care and Community Services

Contact: The Courts, Carlisle CA3 8NA Email:


Service providers and users.

Relevant Scrutiny Committee / Advisory Board: Health Scrutiny Committee


  • Permission To Procure Short Term Accommodation