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What is Advocacy
Advocacy is about helping people to speak up for themselves and understand what their rights and entitlements are -
• an advocate can help you to put your views across
• give you information on the options available to you
We are independent of social services and health services.
We are here to listen to your concerns.
We can support people who live in Hartlepool and who:
• Need support to use social services
• Need support to use a health service, such as a hospital or have a doctor
• Navigate through health or social care services that may affect them
• Is a carer and needs support to use services.
All referrals for Advocacy should be sent to the Hub who will then allocate to the most appropriate advocacy provider.
The new arrangements apply to Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA), Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA) and General Advocacy Services.