Click here for more details about ‘What is Advocacy?’.
Our Advocacy service offers confidential, impartial and independent support and will:
- Be honest with you
- Stand up for you
- Treat you as an equal
- Respect your privacy
- Listen to you
- Only do what you ask them to
Our Advocacy service can offer the following lists below:
- Making phone calls
- Filling in forms (such as PIP, JSA, UC, ESA, Housing Benefit, etc.)
- Attend meetings with the client (such as PIP assessment, appeal hearing, etc)
- Translating letters
- Booking interpreters for upcoming appointments/meetings/etc
- Making complaints
- General information
- Referral to different services
- Signposting to other organisations
- Safeguarding concerns
- Reporting hate crime
Advocacy drop-in days and times are as follows:
Location: Bob Jones Community hub, Bromley Street, Blakenall, Wolverhampton WV2 3AS.
Times: 10am to 1pm
Location: The Walsall Disability Hub, 17 Lichfield Street, Walsall, WS1 1TU
Times: 2pm to 5pm
Location: Wolverhampton City Council, Civic Centre, St Peters Square, Wolverhampton WV1 9SE
Times: 10am to 12.30pm
Advocacy appointment are normally on:
Tuesday 2pm to 5pm
Wednesday 9am to 12noon
Thursday 2pm to 5pm
Although alternative days/times may be offered.
If you are unable to attend any of the drop-in days, we may be able to offer you an advocacy appointment – for more information or any enquiries about the advocacy appointment, please contact our Advocacy Officer, Craig Pothecary at firstname.lastname@example.org or text/Facetime 07472959315.
Deaf HubWhat can we help you with?
As part of the Zebra Access' Reaching Communities 'Deaf Hub' project, with the support of the Big Lottery Fund, Advocacy drop-in Centres for deaf and hard of hearing people are now up and running to assist with a range of queries, complaints, form filling, and many more.find out More