Issue details - Young People and Family Substance Misuse Service

Issue details

Young People and Family Substance Misuse Service

To seek approval to (either continue with existing arrangements or) commence an external procurement process for a young people and family substance misuse service. A young people’s service is currently internally provided by the SMASH team within the Children and Adolescent Service. A service for families (Breaking the Cycle) is currently provided by Addaction.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Both Financial and Community Impact;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 22/12/2016

Financial: Yes;

Community Impact: Yes;

Decision due: 6 Apr 2017 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cllr. Ian Moncur, Cabinet Member - Health and Wellbeing

Lead director: Head of Health and Wellbeing

Department: Children's Services and Safeguarding

Contact: Linda Turner Email: Tel: 0151 934 3360.

Consultation process

Meetings and emails


Head of Schools and Families; Head of Regulation and Compliance; Head of Commissioning Support and Business Intelligence. Consultation with stakeholders and service users will be part of the review informing the Cabinet paper.


Agenda items

List of background documents to be considered by decision maker

  • Young People and Family Substance Misuse Service