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What is Advocacy?

An advocate is someone who can take action to support people to make informed choices, secure their rights, represent their rights and obtain services.

How does RAD deliver Advocacy?

We deliver advocacy independently and in partnership with other organisations. We are able to support people with:

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Care Act Advocacy ICAA

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Non-Instructed Advocacy

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Independent Health Complaints Advocacy IHCA

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Professional Advocacy

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Group Advocacy

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Children’s Advocacy

By working this way, we ensure that Deaf people receive quality advocacy that meets their individual needs.

Our advocacy service can be delivered through local authority contracts, personal budgets and one-off spot purchase agreements.

If you are an advocacy provider, commissioner or professional and would like to learn more out working in partnership with us, get in touch:

Voice Phone: 0300 688 2525
Email: advocacy@royaldeaf.org.uk

Our advocates also support professionals in a number of situations including:

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Paid Relevant Person’s Representatives (RPR)

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Child Protection / Safeguarding Advocacy

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Looked after Children Advocacy (LAC)

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Independent Visitor Services (IV)

You can contact us in a number of ways:

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