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Citizen and community advocacy

an advocate with client having funA volunteer advocate gives long term support to someone who needs help to speak up for themselves

Citizen advocates have support their advocacy partners in many ways, including:

  • Building the skills and confidence to speak up for themselves
  • At care review meetings, making sure that they have a say about their care plan
  • Helping them speak to staff and family about things that important to them
  • Making sure they get the services they need including; education, employment and leisure opportunities
  • Supporting them to take part in their community
  • Building networks of support

Find out more

If you want to find out more about advocacy.

 phone us on 01273 421921

Or download a referral form here

Self  Referral Form (Word document)

Advocacy Referral Form (Word document)

Please email the form back to

[email protected]

Or post it to our offices at

Speak Out, Westwerks, 41-43 Portland Road, Hove, East Sussex, BN3 5DQ