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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

  • Health & Social Care Complaints Drop In Clinics

    22 May 2017

    We now offer free events to give local people the support they need when making a complaint about the NHS or Social Services. Our highly trained advocates can help you through the whole process, be it before or whilst you are making a complaint. Come…  read more

  • We’re recruiting a part-time Marketing Executive (Maternity Cover)

    15 May 2017

    Covering the Marketing Executive’s period of maternity leave, the post holder will significantly raise the profile the organisation to commissioners, customers and health and social care professionals. See job vacancies page for full details. Click…  read more

  • Demonstrating our support for Dementia Awareness Week 14-20th May

    14 May 2017

    This Dementia Awareness Week, 14-20th May, Alzheimer’s Society is asking everyone across England, Wales and Northern Ireland to unite against dementia.  Dementia is set to be the 21st century’s biggest killer. But awareness and understanding…  read more