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During the Coronavirus outbreak Advocacy services will continue to be offered in alternative ways, for example, over the phone or through Skype appointments.


Do you need someone to help you make sure you get your voice heard, know your rights, express your needs or explain what you want?

Age UK Leeds is part of the Advonet consortium (www.

  • For those over 18

  • Community Advocacy: have capacity (to make the decision they are being supported with). Provide independent support to enable someone to have control over their own lives and have their voice heard when decisions are being made.

  • IMCA (Independent Mental Capacity Advocate) and IMHA (Independent Mental Health Advocate): for those who do not have capacity

  • Health complaints

  • How to refer:

    Contact: 0113 244 0606    Text: 07397 939820      


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We support the Dignity in Care Campaign:

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Advocacy Information Downloads

Please find links to download information about the role of advocates and their code of practice below.