Freedom of information response

LA support

Publication date: 
Tuesday 11 August 2020
Request: 

Can you please provide me with the following information?

  1. Does the Local Authority contract to providers in the local area for services?
  2. Does the LA support vulnerable people in the community such as those with substance misuse issues?
  3. Does the LA support vulnerable people in the community such as those with sex workers?
  4. Does the LA support vulnerable people in the community such as those with the need for housing support?
  5. For these people are an external service used outside of the council to casework and assist this?
  6. If so, who provides this service and how long is the service contracted for with associated costs?
Response: 
  1. Yes
  2. Yes
  3. Yes
  4. Yes
  5. Yes, if required (not always appropriate)
  6. Please see the following web link which provides details of all the suppliers of services and the period of contract/value: https://www.thurrock.gov.uk/our-contracts/current-contracts.  Also the following link is our ‘payment to suppliers list’ where you can see who is paid and how much, https://www.thurrock.gov.uk/what-we-spend/payments-to-suppliers.

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Request reference:
FOI 10122