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

There Is Always Hope campaign

Last week saw the launch of the #ThereIsAlwaysHope campaign. A partnership between our Patron Jake Mills, from Chasing The Stigma, in partnership with Network Rail Read more

Your Time Is Now - by Justine Hodgkinson

An article from our CEO Justine Hodgkinson celebrating International Women's Day 2021. Read more

Always Heard 2021 Seminar and Report Launch

New Always Heard report launched, which highlights the barriers to advocacy that Children and Young People face. Always Heard, is the national advocacy advice helpline and safety net service for children in England who are in, or leaving care. Read more

Acts of Kindness Day 5

As well as being an Advocate supporting their local community our team have such big hearts and are so thoughtful. We asked them to share some of their acts of kindness during the week up to Christmas. Read more