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Advocacy Centre North is always busy.

Here's what we've been up to lately.

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I, Daniel Blake and Welfare Advocacy

09 January 2019

We were glad to see I, Daniel Blake shown on BBC2 on Saturday. It inspired our Welfare Advocacy Service which has supported 122 vulnerable people struggling to cope with austerity and the benefits changes. Many of their experiences are even worse than portrayed in the film. Evidence from our Welfare Advocacy Service indicates:...

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We were busy in 2017-18!

26 November 2018

Have a look at what we did in 2017-18.

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ACN wins Newcastle Gateshead CCG advocacy contract

21 November 2018

We are thrilled to have been selected by NHS Newcastle Gateshead Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) to provide community advocacy services for the next three years to people in marginalised groups such as BAME communities and people with mental health needs, learning disabilities and physical disabilities....

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Gateshead Statutory Advocacy contract extended

14 November 2018

We’re delighted that Gateshead Council has extended our contract to provide statutory advocacy for people in the Gateshead area for a further two years from April 2019 to March 2021....

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Winners of the Outstanding Service Award

31 October 2018

Winners of the Outstanding Service award at the National Advocacy Awards 2018...

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Embracing technology with DIY Advocate

22 October 2018

DIY Advocate - an app helping to deliver improved service to clients whilst streamlining case load management - Daria's story...

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Advocacy Centre North shortlisted for National Advocacy Awards

16 October 2018

Advocacy Centre North has been shortlisted for an incredible four awards at this year's prestigious National Advocacy Awards on 23 October...

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National Hate Crime Awareness Week

12 October 2018

National Hate Crime Awareness Week points the spotlight on hate crime and how we can work together to make our communities safe. Advocacy Centre North’s Hate Crime Advocacy service has been supporting victims of hate crime for a year and a half....

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See I, Daniel Blake - the film that inspired our Welfare Advocacy Service

22 August 2018

Jacqui Jobson, Director of Advocacy Centre North, will be on the panel after the screening of the film that inspired our Welfare Advocacy Service joining other local representatives, charity workers and activists to discuss the spread of poverty...

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Make your nominations for the National Advocacy Awards

24 July 2018

The National Advocacy Awards give individuals and services like ours a chance to gain public recognition for their hard work and determination, as well as raising the profile of the amazing achievements of advocacy throughout the sector...

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