Community Advocacy

Health and Care Advocacy provides support for people with health and social care needs in Newcastle and Gateshead.

Do you belong to one or more of the following groups?

  • Black Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community
  • Mental health needs
  • Learning disabilities
  • Physical disabilities
  • Over 55 years old
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and/or Transgender

Supporting adults in Newcastle and Gateshead, we can help you:

  • Get the health and social care services you need
  • Have your views and wishes heard
  • Understand your rights
  • Find information
  • Deal with letters and phone calls
  • Prepare for meetings
  • Keep safe from abuse

"I used the Advocacy Service at the times when I was most ill. They helped me to survive."