Introduction

Following the consultation period, Devon County Council considered all feedback and responses and have produced a final report on the future delivery of Children’s Centre Services, which was approved by Cabinet Members.

Following the consultation and subsequent procurement process the following contracts have been created:

  • Northern Devon – Action for Children, May 2015 – March 2018
  • South & West Devon – Action for Children, April 2016 – March 2019
  • Exeter, East and Mid Devon – Action for Children (Exeter, Mid & East Devon)*, Exeter Community Initiatives (Exeter)*, The Children’s Society (East Devon), Westexe Governing Body (Exeter)*

*Contracts for this area have been extended to March 2018 in order to align with other contract timescales. However, the contract with The Children’s Society will end in March 2017 with a replacement service procured during 2016.