Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA)

You have been assessed as ‘lacking capacity’ to make specific decisions about yourself, particularly about your care, including care based accommodation.

Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA)

If you are being detained under the Mental Health Act, you are legally entitled to help and support from an Independent Mental Health Advocate.

Care and Support Advocacy (Care Act)

Do you need help to be involved in decisions about your care needs? An advocate can help you understand your choices and make your own decisions.

Community Advocacy

A community advocate is someone who offers advocacy that is not based on a legal right. Community advocacy can be done by a paid professional or a volunteer or ‘citizen advocate’.

Financial Advocacy

A financial advocate is someone who will help you deal with your finances, including exploring your options and supporting you to make your own decisions.

Where we are located

We have hubs located throughout the South Essex area, meaning that we can help anyone who is in need. Use our interactive map to find the nearest hub location to you.

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