What is Advocacy
What can an advocate do for you?
> Assist you to be treated fairly
> Promote your best interests, listen to you and help you be heard
> Speak up for you and protect your rights
> Assist to stop abuse
What will an Advocate do?
> Speak and act on your wishes and decisions
> Be on your side and no-one else's
> Be there for as long as it takes
> Involve you in the process
> Be concerned with your fundamental needs
What can you expect?
> To be asked to make your own decisions and participate fully in your matter
> Confidential and free independent Advocacy
> Resources and Information
What advocacy is not about
> Counselling and Mediation
> Decision Making
> Legal advice
> Personal care or service delivery
> Providing funding
We are happy to provide information and answer queries at any time.