Advocacy for Children and Young People

CONTACT DETAILS

PARTNERS IN ADVOCACY

G/1 Links House, 15 Links Place, Leith, EDINBURGH, EH6 7EZ
0131 478 7723 / 7724
SERVICE LOCALITY
North East, North West, South East, South West

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INFORMATION

Who is the service for?
Young People (16-25), Primary School (5-12), Secondary School (13-15)
What age range is it suitable for?
4 - 12, 13 - 16, 17 - 25

ORGANISATION
CONTACT DETAILS

G/1 Links House, 15 Links Place, Leith, EDINBURGH, EH6 7EZ
0131 478 7723/7724

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COVID-19 UPDATE...

We’re sorry to say that from Monday 23rd March we won’t be able to meet up with you as we did before. This is to protect you and our advocacy workers, we hope that you understand. We will keep in touch with you by phone, text, WhatsApp and Skype and we will still be there to protect your rights and make sure that people know your views. Please get in touch by calling your local office or by texting us on 07962 864 692.

DO YOU NEED HELP TO SPEAK UP?

Do you feel that no one is listening to you?

No one on YOUR side?

You might need Advocacy!

Partners in Advocacy provides free and confidential 1-1 independent advocacy to children and young people

WHAT IS ADVOCACY?

- Advocacy is about helping you speak up and making sure people listen
- Advocacy makes sure that you know about your rights
- Advocacy is just for you and no one else

WHY WOULD I NEED IT?

We can help let others know how you are feeling and what you want to say about your life

You might:

- Have problems and worries at school or college
- Need help going to a meeting, hearing or tribunal
- Want to know your rights
- Have worries about changes in your life
- Need information and not sure how to get it

HOW DOES IT WORK?

- An Advocacy Worker will meet with you and help you
- Our Advocacy Workers are friendly and will listen to what you want
- You can pick where and when to meet your Advocacy Worker
- It could be on your own or with someone else like your parent, it could be at home, in school or hospital
- You can also email, text and Skype your Advocacy Worker

Referrals...

Making a referral into the services couldn’t be easier - just pick up the phone and call 0131 478 7723.

Our duty advocate will be happy to talk to you about your referral and can signpost you to other services if your referral does not meet our acceptance criteria.

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