If you need someone to help express your views, wishes and help make make sure your views are heard, then one of the services below will be able to help:
Devon Advocacy Consortium
Devon Advocacy Consortium is a partnership of nine charitable advocacy organisations, brought together in 2014 and led by Living Options Devon. These partners include the following and are also able to offer support:
- Devon Link-Up
- Haven Advocacy
- Plymouth and Devon Racial Equality Council
- Rethink Mental Illness
- SEAP (Support, Empower, Advocate, Promote)
- Vocal Advocacy
- Young Devon
Haven Advocacy provide a free and independent service for people who have issues relating to their health or social needs
The Devon Disability Network
The Devon Disability Network (DDN) allows people with disabilities and Deaf people to campaign independently on issues that are important to them and be involved in developing services that they use.
Find Local advocacy groups
To find a group in your area call the Advocacy Finder Helpline (Tuesday to Friday 11.00am – 2.00pm) on 08451 228633.
What is advocacy?
Advocacy means getting support from another person to help you express your views and wishes, and to help make sure your voice is heard. Someone who helps you in this way is called your advocate. Find out more about advocacy and how you can get an advocate.
For more support services in Devon see Living Options’ support and help page.