The Adult Social Care services that are open to tender and how to bid as a provider.

This page details the Adult Social Care contracts that are open to tender, future opportunities, the application process and the support we can give you.

Tender opportunities

This section will be updated when opportunities to tender arise. Providers can also search for opportunities via ProContract.

Contracts that are open to tender are:

The re-tender of Extra Care Housing (ECH) care and support contracts has been paused. Continue to check this page for updates.

How to apply

Providers can submit a tender application for these contracts through ProContract. Providers must register on ProContract in order to apply.

Register on ProContact

ProContact is the online system we use to procure contracts.

Dynamic Purchasing System

We use ProContract to broker individual services under:

  • the Residential and Nursing Care Home Open Framework
  • the Community Support Services Open Framework

We've put together information and a video on pdf how to use ProContract (1.12 MB)  and some  pdf frequently asked questions (149 KB)

Our support to providers

Provider forums

Our provider forums are where you can meet us and discuss any issues. We have forums for these services: Learning Difficulties, Care Homes, Home Care and Community Support Services.

Visit our provider forums. If you want to find out more, email:

Market Intelligence

Our pdf market position statement (1.41 MB)  provides intelligence, information and analysis about the supply and demand of services.