Decision details

Commissioning of West Sussex Community Advice and Support Service

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


CDC is currently contributing (£82k annually) to a Community Advice Service delivered across West Sussex, through a contract that will end in March 2022. The service is currently provided by "Arun and Chichester Citizens Advice", and "Citizens Advice in West Sussex North South East". Cabinet and Council is asked to consider early commitment to future funding through a Countywide Funding Partnership, to enable tendering of a new contract for three or more years.




That the Cabinet recommends to Council the continuation of the Funding Partnership to commission a Community Advice and Support Service across West Sussex for up to seven years from April 2022 with West Sussex County Council as the lead authority. 




That the Cabinet delegates authority to the Director of Housing and Communities, following consultation with the Cabinet Member for Community Services, to agree to the Inter Agency Agreement, the specification and signing of the contract, and delegates the annual monitoring of performance to the Grants and Concessions Panel.


Report author: Mr David Hyland

Publication date: 09/09/2021

Date of decision: 07/09/2021

Decided at meeting: 07/09/2021 - Cabinet

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