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Advocacy North East

Last updated: 27th June 2024

Type of service:

Voluntary

Need supported:

  • Other

Aim/Purpose:

Communication Needs. Individuals have been supported to deal with key matters affecting their wellbeing and recovery. Advocacy North East can speak up for, and with, people who are not being heard, helping them to express their views and make their own decisions and contributions. In doing this, Advocacy North East can help to safeguard the rights of individuals who are most at risk of exclusion from services.

Suitability criteria:

  • All genders
  • All ages

Assessment/referral process:

  • Any agency, Self-referral, Other

Anyone can refer to the service. This includes: – Health, Social Work and Social Care professionals and organisations across all sectors – Family, Friends and Carers – Self-Referrals Referrals can be made by email admin@advocacyne.org.uk or by phone 01467 651604.

Contact information:

Further Information:

Advocacy North East works with people aged 16 years and over who are experiencing mental illness or disorder. This includes, amongst others, people with learning disabilities, dementia and acquired brain injury, to support them in their dealings with health and social care matters. The service can also support people who may be involved in Adult Support and Protection processes. Advocacy North East delivers independent advocacy to people in Aberdeenshire and also to Aberdeenshire residents who are receiving services in the Royal Cornhill Hospital in Aberdeen. Advocacy North East also provides an independent advocacy service for carers.