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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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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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Nominations for the National Advocacy Awards 2018

27 June 2018

Here’s your chance to recognise excellence within the advocacy sector and congratulate exceptional contributions to the field of advocacy. The awards are open to anyone involved in the advocacy sector...

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Hate Crime Advocacy awarded further funding

24 April 2018

We are delighted to announce that our Hate Crime Advocacy service is about to complete its first year successfully and has been awarded funding for another 12 months by 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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