Decision details

Award of Grants for Additional Drug Treatment Crime and Harm Reduction Activity

Reference: D54016

Decision Maker: Director of Public Health

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

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

Leeds City Council have been allocated a £881k grant from Public Health England for additional drug treatment crime and harm reduction activity. The aim of the grant scheme is to drive down the crime associated with the drug market, particularly acquisitive crime and violent crime, and the rise in drug-related deaths.

Approval is being sought to award grant agreements to organisations involved in drug and alcohol treatment and Integrated Offender Management (IOM) support services (including Forward Leeds & Change Grow Live (CGL)). 

Decision:

The Director of Public Health has:-

Approved the allocation of £568,490 as a grant (payable in instalments) to Humankind to provide additional harm reduction, treatment, wellbeing and recovery support from 1 May 2021 to 31 March 2022.

 

Approved the allocation of £105,030 as a grant (payable in instalments) to Change Grow Live Services Ltd to provide additional support within criminal justice settings from 1 May 2021 to 31 March 2022.

 

Approved the allocation of £207,480 as a grant (payment in instalments) to St Anne’s Community Services to provide additional residential detox and / or rehabilitation provision from 1 May 2021 to 31 March 2022.

 

Noted that Commissioning Managers within the Adults & Health Commissioning Team will implement this decision.

Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Executive Member briefing

Executive Member for Public Health

Consultees

Executive Member for Public Health

Contact: Kate Daly, Commissioning and Contracts Officer 0113 37 86027 Email: kate.daly@leeds.gov.uk.

Publication date: 22/04/2021

Date of decision: 30/04/2021

Date comes into force if not called in: 11/05/2021

Call-in deadline date: 10/05/2021

Current call-in Count: 0

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