Doncaster

We support people in Doncaster 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. We provide the services with support from Doncaster HealthWatch, Partially Sighted Society and Doncaster Carers.

Call us:
01302 319052

Text us:
07860 017624


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Write to us:
VoiceAbility Doncaster Advocacy Services, Rear Of Carcroft Social Club, Chestnut Avenue, Carcroft, Doncaster, DN6 8AG

Advocacy Drop In Sessions 

For FREE confidential support come and see us at one of the Hubs. Download a list of dates and venues below.

Get support or make a referral

You can get support for yourself, a friend or family member by calling us or emailing us. You don't have to use a referral form.

If you are a health or social care professionals who would like to refer someone for advocacy, find the right referral form by clicking below on the type of advocacy you want to refer for. If you are not sure about whether someone is eligible or what kind of advocacy you need to request, call us or email us, we will be very happy to advise.

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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In Doncaster, we provide the Paid Relevant Person's Representative service. An advocate will be appointed by the local Authority if the person is subject to Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards and they do not have any friends or relatives suitable, willing and able to act as the person's representative. Leaflet about RPR Advocacy

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Do you live in Doncaster and need help to be involved in decisions about your care needs? An advocate can help you be heard, understand your choices and make your own decisions. Find out about how an advocate can help you, and how to get in touch with the Doncaster team.

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Do you want to make a complaint about a service you or someone you know have received from the NHS but are not sure where to start? VoiceAbility advocates can work with you in a variety of ways to ensure you understand your options and get the best outcome for you. We also have a dedicated website which has a wide range of information to support you make a complaint.

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VoiceAbility offer independent community advocacy for vulnerable adults receiving social or health care services in Doncaster, supporting you to speak up about what you want and making sure your voice is heard.

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VoiceAbility provides free and independent advocacy to people who are being treated at Cheswold Park Hospital.

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VoiceAbility provides free and independent advocacy to people who are residing at, or caring for someone at, the following places: Copperclay Mews; Easingwold; Fullerton School; Hesley Village; Low Laithes; Stanley Mews; Thorne; Wakefield; Wilsic School.

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Help us to support everyone to have a voice that counts. As a volunteer, you could spread the word about our services, use your lived experience to support someone through a tough time, or play a crucial role in making our service more accessible.

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NEW! We now offer Rule 1.2 advocacy in Doncaster. This role is to support someone when decisions are being made about their care and support package that would result in a deprivation of their liberty.

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VoiceAbility offer independent advocacy to prisoners in the following HM Prisons: Lindholme Doncaster Hatfield Moorland

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