Welcome to
Sefton Advocacy

The Sefton Advocacy is a thriving small charity providing one to one casework. We offer a free, independent and confidential advocacy service to people aged 18 and over and living in the borough of Sefton.

Sefton Advocacy works to ensure that you as a service user are supported appropriately to enable you to participate in decisions that affect your life, giving you choice and control over your own life.

We provide help in a range of areas, from general advocacy to specialist services to support people with a variety of needs.

We also run Sefton Older Persons’ Forum meetings where people can get take part in decision making and get their voice heard in a group setting. Please CONTACT the office for further details.

Referrals

We accepts referrals from professionals and agencies such as Carers Centre, Social Workers, GPs, Dentists, Macmillan Centres; family and friends of people needing help and people themselves. We will confirm with the service user that they want us to work with them before taking the referral further.

MISSION STATEMENT
Our purpose is to support people in Sefton to have their voice heard in decisions affecting their lives.
VISION STATEMENT
Our vision is to ensure that advocacy services are freely available to any and all people who require them.

WHAT CAN WE DO?

We can support you with…


  • Remaining Independent
  • Health and care reviews
  • Obtaining services from health and the local authority
  • Getting the equipment you need
  • Consumer issues

and a wide range of other things.

HOW DO WE DO IT?

We will…


  • Speak up on your behalf
  • Write letters
  • Make telephone calls
  • Research information
  • Visit you in your home

and much more.

THINGS WE CAN’T DO?

We are not able to…

 
  • Provide personal care
  • Administer medicine
  • Manage your money for you
  • Give Legal or any other advice

But we can help you to access services which may be able to help you with these things.

Interested in Volunteering?

If you would like to know more about voluneering with us, please get in touch for more details.