Advocacy

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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:

Tuesdays

Location: Bob Jones Community hub, Bromley Street, Blakenall, Wolverhampton WV2 3AS.
Times: 10am to 1pm

Wednesdays

Location: The Walsall Disability Hub, 17 Lichfield Street, Walsall, WS1 1TU

Times: 2pm to 5pm

Thursdays

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 craig@zebra-access.com or text/Facetime 07472959315.

Deaf Hub

What 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.

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