What is Advocacy?

ad pic 10• Having the opportunity to speak up for ourselves and represent others with whom we share the same concerns.what is ad 2





Knowing what our rights are, and seeing that they are respected.                             what is ad 3

Being able to be ourselves and get to know what we want from life.

  • Having access to information and not being isolated.
  • Making our own choices, having the right to say ‘yes’, ‘no’, or ‘I will think about it’.
  • Having a say in deciding the services we receive.


Being with people and having the chance to build relationships.what is ad 4

Feeling empowered to change the way services are run.