Phone 020 8661 5900

maps@vcsutton.org.uk

Who Does Advocacy Support?

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Who Does Advocacy Support?

An Advocate is an independent adult who will help a young person to have their opinions and views heard by the people that make decisions about them, and help a young person understand their rights.

Volunteer Centre Sutton’s MAPS project, is the youth provider of  independent advocacy services for looked after children, care leavers, and children engaged with child protection proceedings that are aged 8 years and older.

Advocacy is:
*Led by young people
*A confidential service
*Supporting young people to have their voice heard at conference or meetings where decisions are made about them
*Enabling young people to work towards solutions to issues

If you need an Advocate or want to make a referral contact the Volunteer Centre Sutton: advocacy@vcsutton.org.uk or 020 8661 5900 and ask for the MAPS Advocacy Team.

 

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