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Advocacy Safety Net

This is a 6 month Lottery Funded project to support people who fall between gaps in services to find the right support.

From May to October 2021 people with a learning disability, autism or mental health issues (or other vulnerable adults) in Hampshire can be supported by advocates to

  •  Find the most appropriate service
  •  Make informed decisions and choices
  •  Ensure services make adjustments for their needs

These are some of the services you may need support to access and work with:

– Local authority social care, welfare and child protection services
– GP surgeries, hospital outpatients services, Learning Disability Liaison and community nurses
– Police and criminal justice agencies
– Citizen’s Advice, and other debt or housing advice services
– Local district councils
– Local specialist services like Autism Hampshire, carers organisations, mental health Wellbeing services
– Statutory independent advocacy where appropriate

Read more information about the project here

How to refer

You can self refer by contacting us on 02380 783715 or or through our website

Professionals and services should complete the referral form

Or you can contact your local advocacy organisation for more information and make a referral directly to them