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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:

Free. Confidential. Independent.


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

  • Advocacy Focus talks to 2BR about ‘normalising’ mental health discussions

    10 Feb 2017

    Lancashire’s local radio station, 2BR today helped us with our quest to normalise talking about mental health, in the same way that you would talk about physical health. 2BR were impressed by our event on Thursday 2nd February as part of Time…  read more

  • Mental Health matters, that’s why we take ‘Time to Talk’

    2 Feb 2017

    MENTAL Health was the workplace topic of conversation at the ‘Tea and Talk’ event held by Advocacy Focus on National ‘Time to Talk’ Day. The two-hour, lunchtime event was held for staff and volunteers to mark the annual nation-wide push to ge…  read more

  • Advocacy Focus will hold ‘Tea and Talk’ event to support ‘Time to Talk’ Day

    31 Jan 2017

    Advocacy Focus will be holding an event for their staff on Thursday 2nd February as part of a nation-wide push to get people talking more openly about mental heath for one day. Time to Talk Day is organised by Time to Change, the campaign to change h…  read more