Decision details

National Adoption Service Central Team Adoption Support Investment

Decision Maker: Corporate Director of People and Communities

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


AGREED: that


1.    The direct award of contracts to adoption service organisations based in Wales named in Appendix A, in relation to the services identified and for the contract periods also set out in Appendix A, with such contracts anticipated to continue during 2023/24 – 2025/26, be authorised.


2.    Additional services that may be required to fulfil the terms of new Welsh Government Grant funding be authorised.


Reasons for the decision:

To put in placed appropriate contract arrangements to secure adoption services to meet the criteria of the Welsh Government Adoption Services Grant in 2023/24 and future years plus those that may be required by the Welsh Government ‘Adopt Cymru 2025 and beyond’ grant.

Publication date: 09/11/2023

Date of decision: 02/11/2023

Effective from: 21/11/2023