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Your needs, your choice, your voice
Advocacy Focus on your side,
helping you to be heard


Advocacy Focus is an award-wining, advocacy service that has been delivering independent advocacy since 1998.

Our specialist service supports a wide range of individuals with varying health and social care needs.

How we support our service-users:

– We can help you to say what you need to say to the right people.
– We work with you to secure your rights, represent your interests and obtain services you need.

Our purpose is to give you the skills to stand up, speak up and be heard.

Advocacy support from Advocacy Focus is:

Independent. Free. Confidential.


Referral forms

Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy Referral Form – Lancashire

Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy Referral Form – Blackpool

Independent Mental Health Advocacy Referral Form

Independent Care Act Advocacy Referral Form

NHS Complaints Advocacy Referral Form

Social Care Complaints Advocacy Referral Form

All referral forms need to be either  emailed to admin@advocacyfocus.org.uk or faxed to (01254) 898898.





News & Events

  • Leanne leads the way following appointment as Service Delivery Manager

    6 Apr 2017

    We are delighted that that our very own Leanne Hignett has been successful in her application for the role of Service Delivery Manager here at Advocacy Focus.  Leanne is not only a qualified Social Worker but a passionate and enthusiastic Advocat…  read more

  • Finalists for the Selnet Enterprise in Society ‘Excellence in Training and Mentoring’ Award

    23 Mar 2017

    We are delighted to say that Advocacy Focus been shortlisted for the 2017 Selnet Enterprise in Society Award in the “Excellence in Training or Mentoring” category. This builds on our success in 2014 when we won the ‘Most Effective Part…  read more

  • Advocacy Focus Apprentice Achieves Working Wish

    13 Mar 2017

    Shezad Ahmed joined us as an apprentice Business Support Officer back in September 2015 when he was aged just 16. He enjoyed his time with Advocacy Focus so much that he stayed beyond his yearlong training programme and did an extra six months before…  read more