Community Advocacy

Who can use the service?

This service is available for people with mental issues who are aged over 18.

What does the service do?

Advocacy is free to access, independent and confidential

Advocates are allocated to work alongside people who are referred to the service and where that the person feels they need advocacy support to resolve an issue(s). Advocates are instructed by the client to support them in many ways such as:

  • Attend meetings and reviews, e.g. health and social care, housing, benefit or appointments with professionals
  • Discuss and understand their situation and the choices available to them and provide independent information as and when requested
  • Be involved with mental health treatment and issues and seek explanations of medication etc.

How do I access the service?

Anyone can make a referral to service, please call our office on 01743361702 for more information