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Volunteer Advocacy

 

 

Dudley Advocacy offers advocacy help for people with learning disabilities and learning difficulties

Advocacy is to help people to have their voices heard about problems that are important to them

This is done through the Volunteer Advocacy Project

 

Volunteer Advocates help people one to one

A Volunteer Advocate is a person who helps someone with their problems and does not get paid money

 

This is done when an issue is found, and Dudley Advocacy can help

 

A Volunteer Advocate may help people for a short time (crisis advocacy)

Crisis means a time of difficulty or danger

 

 

 

 

A Volunteer Advocate may help people for a long time (citizen advocacy)

 

Citizen advocacy is to help a person with a learning disability or learning difficulty for a long time

The Volunteer Advocate may help people to

Get information so the person can make their own choice

 

Help someone to write a letter 

Make phone calls

 

Ask questions in place of the person they help

 

Help the person at meetings

 

Change information so that the person can understand it

 

Help the person to complain when things are not right

 

All the Volunteer Advocates are DBS checked and trained

The DBS service checks to see if the volunteer has broken the law

DBS means Disclosing and Barring Service.

 

 

Please click here to ask for a Volunteer Advocate

 

You can ask for an application form in Easy Read if you need it.

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Phone: 01384 456877 / info@dudleyadvocacy.org /

Dudley Advocacy, The Savoy Centre, Northfield Road, Netherton, Dudley, DY2 9ES