We are excited to have been appointed as the lead provider of advocacy in Hackney from 1 April 2018. We look forward to working with local teams to ensure that people in the borough can access high-quality advocacy that meets their needs.
The service will deliver the following types of advocacy:
- Independent Mental Health Advocacy
- Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy
- Independent Care Act Advocacy
- Non-statutory Advocacy
The advocacy service will work across all care groups, including adults with learning disabilities, older people including those with dementia, mental health needs, acquired brain injury, physical and sensory impairment and young people in transition to adult services. We will also work with a range of local voluntary community sector organisations to deliver non-statutory advocacy across Hackney.
Our Advocacy Hub will be at We Work London Fields, 115 Mare Street, London E8 4RU
We have a single point of access for all referrals which can be made by:
- Phone our referral service on 0203 960 7920 or the office on 0203 960 7910
- Online – register to refer online today
- Through other organisations
All new referrals will be taken from 1 April 2018. The office will be open on 3 April 2018. Access our referral pages here.
Bambos Voutourides, our Head of Service Delivery at The Advocacy Project will oversee the Hackney Advocacy Service. If you would like to find out more or get involved we would love to hear from you. Please contact us at or phone 02039607910
Working together we can ensure that Hackney residents can speak up, understand their rights and make meaningful choices about what happens in their lives.