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North Yorkshire Advocacy

North Yorkshire Advocacy is Free, Confidential and Independent.

We provide generic advocacy support to anyone over the age of 18 who is disabled, disadvantaged or vulnerable.
Advocacy is taking action to help people say what they want, secure their rights, represent their interests and obtain services they need. Advocates work in partnership with the people they support and take their side; we promote social inclusion, equality and social justice.

There are moments in our lives where we find ourselves needing support, an Advocate will:

  • Listen to you
  • Help ensure your voice is heard
  • Help you access services you may need
  • Help to secure your rights
  • Help you find information
  • Help you make informed choices
  • Represent your interests
  • Liaise with professionals

Location and Contact Details

Contact Details
01609 778 652
Main, 9am-5pm
Elizabeth House, Barker Business Park, Melmerby, Ripon, HG4 5NB

Further Information

Safe Hands Project:

The aim of the project is to provide support to vulnerable adults with mail and finance & design systems to safeguard the clients.

We will offer a service that supports people to open their mail and take the necessary actions required. We will help support people to de-complicate their finances ensuring bank accounts are set up and easiest payment methods suited to the client arranged for utility bills etc. We will sign post to other professional agencies for any unmanageable debt issues there may be.

Opening Hours

Monday 9:00am – 5:00pm

Tuesday 9:00am – 5:00pm

Wednesday 9:00am – 5:00pm

Thursday 9:00am – 5:00pm

Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm

Saturday CLOSED