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We’ve Been Shortlisted at the NW Charity Awards 2017!

8 August 2017

We have exciting news!… We have been shortlisted for two awards at the North West Charity Awards 2017. We are very happy to have been named as a finalist for ‘Volunteer Manager of the Year’ and ‘Charity of the Year.’ Our CEO, Ju…  read more

Advocacy Focus Receives £500 Donation from Local Rotary Club

7 August 2017

We are delighted to have received a £500 donation from the Church and Oswaldtwistle Rotary Club. The Rotary Club actively pursue the objectives of Rotary Worldwide, a global foundation that aims to foster and sustain positive change in local comm…  read more

Attend a Free Drop in Session for Health and Social Care Complaints

31 July 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

Pop Up Advocacy coming to Burnley Town Centre on Friday 28th July

26 July 2017

What is Advocacy and do I need it?…  As part of our Pop Up Advocacy events, we’ll be touring Lancashire to make sure you know exactly what advocacy is and how it could help you. On Friday 28th July, we will be in Burnley town centre on…  read more

Advocacy Focus relocates office to better support people of Fylde and Wyre

25 July 2017

To continue to deliver our promise of ‘Advocacy for all,’ we are delighted to announce the relocation of our local office dedicated to the people of Fylde and Wyre. The office, which is now located in Squires Gate in Blackpool, will provide a bas…  read more

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July 17  including a further Co-production commitment,  a finalist nomination in the Hyndburn Business Awards and  further updates on our service including Operational Updates and new ‘Drop In sessions’ for complaints advocacy.

May 17  including a productive first quarter with a long-standing contract renewed, an Award for ‘Excellence in Training and Mentoring’ and the launch of Pop-Up Advocacy.

February 17 including our new literature available for professionals and for users of our service, plus updates on our radio feature on 2BR.

December 16 including Outstanding Service Awards win with updates on the QPM re-award and our activities on World Mental Health Day.

August 16 including Walk a mile in a carer’s shoes with updates on our new offices in Accrington and Lancaster.

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