Having a voice is the difference between being in control and being ignored. We support people to be heard when it matters most.
We’ve been supporting people to be heard in decisions about their health, care and wellbeing for almost 40 years.
We’re an independent charity and one of the UK’s largest providers of advocacy and involvement services.
What we believe
We believe that everyone, regardless of situation, illness or disability, has a right:
- to be heard and respected
- to have choice, control and freedom
- to be safe from violence, discrimination, harm or abuse
Who we work with
We work with all kinds of people and all ages. Many of our services are specifically for people with long-term conditions such as mental health conditions, dementia or a learning disability. About half of the people we work with are over the age of 60.