What is Advocacy?
Advocacy is about your voice being heard.
Advocates support you to speak up, or they might speak up on your behalf if needed.
- Totally free
- Totally independent
When can an advocate help?
- When you want to change things in your life.
- When you want help to speak to a person about care or support service.
- When you are not being listened to.
What will your advocate do?
LISTEN to what you want
And work with you to:
- Get your voice heard
- Understand your rights
- Get information you need
- Explore your options
- Make your own choices
We won’t tell anyone else what you have said to us unless:
- You want us to
- It involves danger to you or to other people
- The law says we need to