Issue details

Decision to enter into a contract for the Family Drug and Alcohol Court (FDAC) service

  • The current contract between LCC and Barca-Leeds for the FDAC service which ends on 31st March 2020 is valued at £80k per annum.
  • Arrangements were being put in place to secure funding at the current level however the local authority has recently been successful in securing additional funding, including from the Department for Education, to expand the service which will require a key decision.
  • FDAC is closely aligned to a large number of important national and regional strategy, policy and priorities in criminal justice, children’s services, health and economic development.


Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 06/02/2020

Decision due: Not before 6th Mar 2020 by Director of Children and Families

Lead director: Director of Children and Families

Department: Children and Families

Contact: Daniel Clark, Commissioning Officer 0113 3785429 Email:

Consultation process

Consultation with the Police and Crime Commissioner, health colleagues within the Clinical Commissioning Group and the provider has taken place whilst considering the longer term future and funding of the FDAC service.

Portfolio Holder: The Executive Member for Children & Families