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

  • Advocacy Focus
    Advocacy Focus


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.

We are experienced working with people with mental health needs, learning disabilities, dementia, individuals that lack capacity or have ‘substantial difficulty’ being involved in decision making and also Carers.

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

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.





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