Flourishing Minds Programme
The London Borough of Tower Hamlets
The London Borough of Tower Hamlets (LBTH) is inviting expressions of interest from suitably qualified and experienced organisations to tender for the Flourishing Minds Programme (Programme). The Programme’s triple aims seek to promote positive mental wellbeing, increase mental health literacy and reduce stigma related to mental illness amongst 3 target groups who will be known as “the participants”.
The contract for this Programme will be divided into 3 lots (target groups):
Lot 1: Young 16-24years
a) not in education, employment, or training
b) those in supported accommodation
Lot 2: Male offenders
Lot 3: Somali women
This Programme requires people with lived experiences of mental illness (PLEMI) to be part of host organisations delivery team. PLEMI are integral to the project and it supports the evidence base that social contact between people with and without mental illness is the most effective way to reduce stigma. PLEMI are expected to derive many benefits from the Programme however they are separate from the target populations of the project. As this Programme will be pilot, having a robust monitoring and evaluation system which will generate accurate, complete and meaningful data/information will be critical. LBTH will commission training for providers on the collection and analysis of the KPIs set out in the specification. They will also play a role in compiling evaluation data at the end of the project.
Contract start date: Anticipated date will be March 2016
The value of contracts: Each lot has a contract value of GBP25,000. The total value of all 3 contracts will be GBP75,000.
Contract period: The length of the contract will be 6 months.
Deadline: 21st January 2016