If you'd like someone to speak on your behalf or who can help you to speak up for yourself, there are organisations that can help you. Someone who represents your rights and interests is called an 'advocate'.
People First Independent Advocacy Hub
All advocacy referrals for people who live in Middlesbrough are managed by the People First Independent Advocacy Hub.
- an Independent Mental Health Advocate (IMHA)
- an Independent Mental Capacity Advocate
- a Paid Relevant Persons Representative
- a Care Act Advocate
- a Non-Statutory (General) Advocate
People First can offer further support by calling 03003 038 037 or by emailing email@example.com.
Middlesbrough First for people with learning disabilities
Middlesbrough First provides supported advocacy for carers of adults with a learning disability and self-advocacy for adults with a learning disability.
You can visit them at Breckon Hill Community Centre, Breckon Hill Road, Middlesbrough, TS4 2DS. You can also call them on 01642 248704 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.