Advocacy Resources

In this section we provide links to a wide range of useful national resources which you can use to help you advocate for yourself. Use the filter to select a subject. Click on the title of an item to see it in full then click on link to go to the website.

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Information for victims and witnesses of crime
Law Centres defend the rights of people who cannot afford a lawyer and work in their local communities to uphold justice and advance equality. Website includes Find a Law Centre
Provides specialist employment and skills support for disabled people and those with health conditions. Remploy website
The Fostering Network provides advice and information about fostering Fostering Network website  
Help for victim/survivors of domestic violence or abuse
You have the right to make a complaint about any aspect of NHS care, treatment or service, and this is firmly written into the NHS Constitution.
Respect is a domestic abuse organisation leading the development of safe, effective work with perpetrators, male victims and young people using violence in their close relationships.  
University and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) provides information about further, higher and post-graduate education, apprenticeships and careers UCAS website
How to make, register, change or end a Lasting Power of Attorney
Childline helps anyone under 19 in the UK with any issue they’re going through. You can talk about anything. Whether it’s something big or small, their trained counsellors are there to support you. Childline website
The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) provides information and resources about making a complaint about the Police. IOPC website