What is Advocacy?

Advocacy is all about speaking up for people and communicating on their behalf when they need it most.

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What is an Independent Advocate?

An Advocate is someone who can help you to be heard when you feel lost in the system.

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What are the different types of Advocacy?

And what areas of advocacy do we cover?

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Do I have a legal right to an Advocate?

Your entitlement to an advocate depends on the type of advocacy.

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How do I get an Independent Advocate?

The type of advocacy depends on how you are referred for an advocate.

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What areas do you cover?

Our origins may be in Lancashire, but we can work across all of the north-west.

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How many Independent Advocates do you have at Advocacy Focus?

We have over 30 Independent Advocates in our team.

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What training do your Independent Advocates receive?

All of our Advocates are trained to national guidelines and receive ongoing training in line with legislation changes.

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Can I be my own Advocate?

Of course! We can help you become more confident and understand how to advocate for yourself in certain situations.

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Why should I choose Advocacy Focus?

Our team of experts are ready to be by your side, on your side.

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How can I donate?

Donations are vital to our progression and expansion as a charity and ensure that we continue to develop our range of services.

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How does my donation help you?

Every year we publish our finances so you, the donor can see where every penny you give goes in our system. We believe in 100 % transparency.

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How do I become a fundraiser?

Did you know you can fundraise for us? We can also help you create a fundraising event or activity!

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