AdvoCard

AdvoCard is a service user-led, independent advocacy organisation. Our services are primarily for people with experience of mental ill-health or problematic substance use in Edinburgh. We provide opportunities for people to participate more effectively in decisions that affect all aspects of their lives.

Last updated 10/02/2021



Contact information

0131 554 5307
advocacy@advocard.org.uk
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Services


  • AdvoCard facilitates a collective advocacy group for those with lived experience of problematic substance use (alcohol and drugs). A collective...

       
    • 0131 554 5307
    • Website
    • Service Areas
    • This service is under the category: Drug Addiction, Alcohol Addiction, Addiction, Conditions, Rights & Representation, Discrimination & Human Rights, Independent Advocacy


    City of Edinburgh, Edinburgh

  • AdvoCard provides independent advocacy to mental health service users at the Royal Edinburgh Hospital who are being considered for compulsory tr...

       
    • 0131 537 6004
    • Website
    • Service Areas
    • This service is under the category: Conditions, Rights & Representation, Discrimination & Human Rights, Independent Advocacy, Mental Health


    City of Edinburgh, Edinburgh

  • Advocacy for people in Edinburgh affected by Scottish mental health laws

    AdvoCard’s Advocacy Workers are independent from the local auth...

       
    • 0131 554 5307
    • Website
    • Service Areas
    • This service is under the category: Conditions, Rights & Representation, Discrimination & Human Rights, Independent Advocacy, Mental Health


    City of Edinburgh, Edinburgh

  • Our team of trained advocacy workers can support individuals by listening, discussing and exploring their options, to support those that need he...

       
    • 0131 554 5307
    • Website
    • Service Areas
    • This service is under the category: Drug Addiction, Alcohol Addiction, Addiction, Conditions, Rights & Representation, Discrimination & Human Rights, Independent Advocacy


    City of Edinburgh, Edinburgh

  • Any of HMP Edinburgh’s prisoners can use the independent advocacy service based in the prison.

    What can we do?

    Advocacy helps pe...

       
    • 0131 447 4559
    • Website
    • This service is under the category: Rights & Representation, Discrimination & Human Rights, Independent Advocacy


  • AdvoCard’s Volunteer Advocacy Workers provide independent advocacy for people in Edinburgh with mental health and problematic substance use issu...

       
    • 0131 554 5307
    • Website
    • Service Areas
    • This service is under the category: Drug Addiction, Alcohol Addiction, Addiction, Conditions, Rights & Representation, Discrimination & Human Rights, Independent Advocacy, Mental Health


    City of Edinburgh, Edinburgh

  • AdvoCard provide individual and collective advocacy support to those who are being effected by Welfare Reform and changes to the new Social Secu...

       
    • 0131 554 5307
    • Website
    • Service Areas
    • This service is under the category: Drug Addiction, Alcohol Addiction, Addiction, Conditions, Rights & Representation, Discrimination & Human Rights, Independent Advocacy, Mental Health


    City of Edinburgh, Edinburgh

  • AdvoCard provides independent collective advocacy in the community for people with lived experience of mental health issues.

    What do we ...

       
    • 0131 554 5307
    • Website
    • Service Areas
    • This service is under the category: Conditions, Rights & Representation, Discrimination & Human Rights, Independent Advocacy, Mental Health


    City of Edinburgh, Edinburgh