Who we are

Our vision is to “Empower people to lead fulfilling lives” by reducing social isolation, empowering people to stand up for their rights and improve people’s self-esteem. We help people & communities build supportive networks, friendships and work together effectively for the good of all.

Independent Advocacy is a registered charity, covering Coventry, Solihull and Warwickshire.

We have four key areas of work:

COMMUNITY

Helping communities by bringing people together to solve problems through:-

  • Kinder Communities
  • Active Bystanders – in partnership with Quabbin Mediation, USA
  • Volunteers
  • Community Friends

ADVOCACY

Enabling people to exercise their rights and make informed decisions

  • Solihull First Advocacy – in partnership with Solihull Action Through Advocacy
  • Parental Advocacy
  • Private Advocacy
  • Access to Justice

MONEY

Looking after the benefits and pension for those unable to do it themselves

  • Appointee
  • Self-employment
  • Financial Literacy

LEARNING

Providing learning opportunities to build on the skills and knowledge learned from life

  • Online Badges
  • Digital Champions

Our trained and qualified staff specialise in the areas of mental health, learning disabilities and older people, although we are an all age, all people organisation.

We believe that we are stronger together and love working with like-minded people and organisations to bring about change through formal and informal partnerships.

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