What is advocacy?
Advocacy is a free, independent and confidential service that assists you to know your rights and to have more voice, choice and control when decisions are made that affect you.
“My advocate really listened and helped me feel included in what was happening. They understood the system and gave me the confidence to be involved and speak up, even though I didn’t get everything I wanted.”
How can an advocate help?
An advocate is someone who will:
Is the advocacy helpline for me?
What happens when I contact the advocacy helpline?
We offer information, advice and support with signposting and referrals to adult advocacy services.
As we are independent of local authorities, the NHS and advocacy providers, we can ensure that you receive the type of advocacy that is right for you.