We support people in Bradford to have their say about the things that matter to them. Our team will support you to be heard, to understand your rights, choices and options and to make your own decisions.

Contact the Bradford team:

You can refer yourself, a friend or family member by calling us or emailing us.

Health or social care professionals who would like to refer someone can download a form here (Word document, updated 12/04/18) and see an overview of eligibility criteria here (PDF).

Please note, the Looked After Children's advocacy service in Bradford is now delivered by NYAS.

If you have been assessed as ‘lacking capacity’ to make specific decisions you may be able to get an advocate. 

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We provide the IMHA service for people who need support with their rights under the mental health act.  This page gives information about who can get support from an IMHA, and how an IMHA can support you.

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Social care teams in the local authority have a duty to make sure that people are fully involved in understanding and making decisions about the care and support they need.  For people who will find it very hard to be fully involved in the care process, independent advocacy is available.

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