Service Update – 20th March 2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect all our lives, many services will have stopped or will be running on reduced capacity. Due to the ever-changing guidelines and advice we cannot guarantee the accuracy of the contact information of services in our directory at this time.

Advocacy Western Isles

Contact Details

Phone Number :
01851 701755

Email :
office@advocacywi.co.uk

Website :
https://advocacywi.co.uk/

Address :
Advocacy Western Isles Lamont Lane Bayhead Stornoway Isle of Lewis

Post Code :
HS1 2EB

Advocacy is About

  • Having your voice heard
  • Having your right and interests protected
  • Being safeguarded when you are unable to safeguard yourself
  • Being listened to
  • Having your views taken into account
  • Being treated as an equal

Independent Advocacy is about making sure the views and opinions of individuals are valued and respected and that they are treated as individuals and valued members of society.

Advocacy Western Isles provides a confidential service at no cost to the client.

Advocacy Western Isles provides issue based one to one, non-instructed and collective independent advocacy support to individuals in need throughout the Western Isles.  Priority is given to those with mental health issues, people with a learning disability, the elderly and children and young people and parent/carers, those who are cared for and carers.

The role of independent advocacy is to support people to speak up for themselves to promote what they think is in their best interests. Ensuring their voice is heard, views are taken seriously, rights are explored and upheld and people are involved in decisions that are made about them.

Services Offered

  • Advocacy Services

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