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Advocacy Service

  • Location: Age Cymru Gwent
  • Price: Free
Call 01495 768620 for more info

Our Advocacy service has held the Quality Performance Mark since 2009. The Advocacy service is completely independent and impartial of any other services or public bodies.

The service is completely independent and impartial of any other services or public bodies and is available within the local authorities of; Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Monmouthshire and Torfaen.

Cost and Operating hours

The advocacy service operates Monday to Friday between 10am-3pm and is free of charge.

It is in addition to any help that social services or other agencies may already be providing.
A person may be referred to the service by hospital staff, social services, family members, a friend or carer or you may of course choose to contact us personally.

How can an advocate help you?
https://www.ageuk.org.uk/cymru/gwent/our-services/advocacy/how-can-an-advocate-help-you/

How an advocate can support someone you are working with?
https://www.ageuk.org.uk/cymru/gwent/our-services/advocacy/how-an-advocate-can-support-someone-you-are-working-with/

Referrals

To make a referral, contact The Gwent Access to Advocacy helpline on: 0808 8010566.
The opening times are Monday-Friday, 10am-3pm.

Alternatively, if you would like an informal chat with an advocate or would like to make a direct referral please contact:

Telephone: 01495 768 620
Email: acgadvocacy@agecymrugwent.org

The HOPE Project

HOPE (Helping others participate and engage) is a partnership project between; Age Cymru, Age Cymru local partners and Age Connects Wales partners across the whole of Wales. HOPE will deliver advocacy for older people (50+) and carers across Wales.

HOPE is funded by Welsh Government under the Sustainable Social Services Grant until the end of March 2023.

This exciting new project will be supporting people to; engage, participate, gain information, have their voices heard, understand their rights, make choices, be involved, share experiences, raise awareness of advocacy, and develop skills and knowledge.

Contact Janet Elland, HOPE Project Officer, on 07943 186766
or email: janet.ellard@agecymru.org.uk

https://www.ageuk.org.uk/cymru/our-work/advocacy/hope---helping-others-participate-and-engage/

Download the HOPE Flyer

https://www.ageuk.org.uk/bp-assets/bp-assets/globalassets/gwent/images/advocacy/age-cymru-hope-project-a5-volunteers-flyer-je--cp.pdf