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Advocacy North East - Independent Advocacy in Aberdeenshire and Moray
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Independent Advocacy

Why Independent Advocacy?


You may already have many people in your life who speak on your behalf such as family, friends and support workers.

Having an advocate is different because we are completely independent of any services you may be receiving; so there is never any conflict of interest.

Advocacy North East uses skilled professional and volunteer community advocates who have undergone specialist training and are police checked.

This means that an advocate can support you to put your views across and to challenge decisions other people have made about you.

The advocate will make sure that decisions are explained to you in a way that best suits your understanding.

The advocacy service is free and confidential.

What the Advocate will do:

  • The advocate will work with you to ensure that your views are understood.
  • The advocate can help you write letters or make phone calls.
  • The advocate can help you plan for meetings.
  • The advocate can attend meetings with you or go on your behalf.
  • The advocate can help you find information and help you to understand the choices that you have.
  • The advocate will support you to become more involved in decisions that affect your life.


What the advocate will not do
:

  • The advocate will not give you their opinion or advice.
  • The advocate will not seek to create barriers between you and other people.
  • The advocate will not deal directly with your personal finances.


Our Service
:

We hope that our clients are satisfied with the service they receive from Advocacy North East.  If you are a current or recent client and would like to comment on any aspect of the service you received then please let us know.
Click here for information about how to contact us.

If you have already used our service and your case is now closed, you can use our Evaluation Form to send us your comments.

  1. ANE Evaluation Form

If you would like to complain about the service you have received, information about how to do this, including a Complaint Form is contained in the following leaflet(s):

  1. ANE Complaints Procedure

 

 

 


Find out
more about
Independent
Advocacy

How to make
a Referral

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a Volunteer

 
       
 

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