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Rutland Advocacy Service

If you are aged 18+ and are ordinarily resident in Rutland and you need support to challenge decisions about your eligibility for social care services. 

Or if you are a young person between the ages of 14-25 who are:

  • In receipt of an EHC plan
  • are young carers
  • Looked after children
  • or are eligible for Children's or adults social care

This service is available for but not restricted to:

  • adults who have mental health problems
  • adults who have learning disabilties (including people with autism or Asperger's syndrome)
  • adults who have physical disabilities
  • adults who have acquired brain injury
  • adults who have sensory impairments
  • older people, including those with organic mental health problems
  • people with profound and multiple disabiltiies
  • carers of vulnerable or disabled people
  • people living in residential care
  • people who do not identify with any particular category
  • people who are in Stocken Prison

The Advocacy Service proides an 'issue based' response in order to empower people and maximise their independence.  We will do this by supporting you to express your views and needs, ensuring you have your voice heard. 

If the help you need cannot be provided by us, then we will do our best to put you in touch with a service that can.

If you would like to take to somebody in the advocacy team then please ring:

0116 2229522