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What we've been up to

Advocacy Centre North is always busy.

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

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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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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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Advocacy Centre North welcomes changes to the Mental Capacity Act system

18 July 2018

Advocacy Centre North welcomes changes to the Mental Capacity Act system for people who are legally deprived of their liberty. The current safeguards known as Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) system is expensive and has many flaws ...

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Neurological Advocacy Service final evaluation June 2018

13 July 2018

Our Neurological Advocacy Service is coming to the end of a three year grant from the Big Lottery Fund. We are so proud of this project’s achievements, learning and legacy that we want to share this with you...

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Watch the new film about our Neurological Advocacy Service: Fighting for your rights

27 June 2018

We’ve released a great film made by service-users about our Neurological Advocacy Service. It really shows the power of advocacy in fighting for rights ...

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Hate Crime Advocacy awarded funding for another year

27 February 2018

We are delighted to have been awarded funding for our Hate Crime Advocacy Service for another year from Northumbria Police & Crime Commissioner...

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DIY Advocate offer for small Voluntary and Community Sector organisations

07 February 2018

DIY Advocate is the new app developed by Advocacy Centre North – alongside the technology is a package of support and training that will help your staff and volunteers to support clients in developing self-advocacy skills...

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Donations help Advocacy Centre North to provide new Welfare Advocacy service

02 August 2017

Advocacy Centre North has launched a new Welfare Advocacy service, thanks to donations from 45 people. The funds are being used to support adults with disabilities and physical or mental health needs who are in crisis and in need of advocacy support around poverty and benefits, supporting them to develop skills to navigate through the system...

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