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.

We will check resources regularly, but please contact us if you find an error or a broken link as it will help us to fix it quickly.

Disclaimer: We aim to keep the information in this section up to date and correct. However we do not guarantee the accuracy or reliability of the information or services. Any reliance you place on this information is therefore strictly at your own risk. Where we provide links to other websites, Connected Voice has no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.

Shout 85258 is a free, confidential, 24/7 text messaging support service for anyone who is struggling to cope Give us a Shout website  
Support and advice for homeless people
Provides relationship support Relate website
Provides information about probation and prison. Government website
Your local Food Bank can provide you with food. Go to the Trussell Trust and search for your local food bank. Trussell Trust website
Offers one to one, confidential advice, information and deaf advice services nationwide. Deafplus website
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
Information about benefits and how to claim them
Sure Start centres give help and advice on child and family health, parenting, money, training and employment. Some centres also provide early learning and full day care for pre-school children.
British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) provides information about women’s reproductive choices including pregnancy, contraception and abortion. BPAS website