UK Businesses Hit by Staff Wellbeing Issues during the Pandemic

New surveys have shown that 49% of small businesses and 73% of larger businesses have been impacted by poor employee mental health over the last year. Read more

The Advocacy Sector – The Forgotten Cog of the Pandemic?

Over the last 18 months, the health and social care has faced huge challenges. But when the world shut down, Advocates turned up. This Advocacy Awareness Week, let's give Advocates the credit they deserve. Read more

Advocacy Awareness Week 2021: Why I Became an Advocate

Our LPS Lead, Demi Houghton, tells us why she became an Advocate for Advocacy Focus. Demi is now our LPS Lead, working to implement the upcoming Liberty Protection Safeguards into our organisation. Read more

Trustees Week 2021: Why I Became a Trustee for Advocacy Focus

Our Trustee, Chris, tells us how he's getting on as the newest member of our Board, as part of Trustees Week 2021. Fancy becoming a Trustee? Read on! Read more

Advocacy Focus Goes International

We have been commissioned by researchers and Advocates in Japan, who wish to find out more about children and young people’s advocacy services in the UK. Read more

Mental Health Awareness for Ethnic Minorities – New Free Webinar Series

This August we will be focusing on mental health awareness for ethnic minorities, with three free webinars covering young people, motherhood and men. Read more

Advocacy Focus Retains Mind Gold Award for Workplace Wellbeing

Placing second overall out of 114 organisations and recognised by the charity Mind, for our mental health policies and procedures and overall staff satisfaction. Read more

Awards Season Kicks off with a Bang for Advocacy Focus

It's been a busy 12 months for us an many charities, and now we've been recognised at two awards ceremonies! See what we've been shortlisted for here. Read more

Volunteers Week 2021: Meet Ben

It's Volunteers Week (1st-7th June) and to showcase some of the amazing work our volunteers do, we'd like to share Ben's story. [Independent Visitor service]. Read more

How to bring nature indoors when you can’t get outside

This year's Mental Health Awareness Week is all about nature, but what happens when you can't get outside to enjoy its benefits? Let us bring nature to you! Read more

Advocacy Focus's Roadmap out of lockdown

Today as restrictions ease a little bit, following the recent publication of the Government's "roadmap out of lockdown", we will be delivering our services face to face again. Read more