Mental Health Advocacy Service

Advocacy service for adults with mental health difficulties

What does it do?

The Advocacy Service can support people by:

  • Listening - we listen to you without making judgement
  • Moral Support - we can attend meetings or appointments with you and support you to speak up for yourself.
  • Speaking on your behalf - based on your view we can speak for you if you're unable to do so.
  • Providing Information - helping you find any information you feel you need to make a decision e.g knowing your rights
  • Supporting - you with any issues such as health care issues, making complaints, housing issues and social issues.

Who it is for?

The service provides support to adults with mental health difficulties.
Anyone over the age of 18 who uses mental health services within South Derbyshire and Derbyshire Dales can access the service.

Where it is available?

Local service (South Derbyshire).

What it costs:

Nothing, the Advocacy Service is free.

How to access or apply for it:

Individual appointments are available Monday to Friday 9:00am - 4:30pm.
The service is based at 46 - 48 Grove Street, Swadlincote but is committed to serving the whole of South Derbyshire.


Info last updated:

46-48 Grove Street, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE11 9DD