Find an advocate

Do you or someone you know need an independent advocate?

There are independent advocacy organisations across Scotland helping people to have their voices heard in decisions which affect their lives. Independent advocates work in a variety of settings including the community, education, care homes, prisons and hospital settings.

To find your nearest independent advocacy organisation please select your local council area or search by topic. Find an Advocate has information about where organisatoins and groups can provide a service and to which groups, as well as their contact information. Please be aware some organisations will have a waiting list and may have to prioritise statutory work. To find out more about who can access independent advocacy please visit our FAQs.

SIAA do not directly deliver independent advocacy. SIAA works towards widening access to independent advocacy in Scotland and provides support to our member organisations. For more on SIAA’s work please visit Our work.

Independent advocacy organisations

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BIAS (Borders Independent Advocacy Service)

Borders Independent Advocacy Service provide independent advocacy to adult users of health and social care services particularly around Mental Health Act, Adults with Incapacity, and Adult Protection. Click ‘view details’ for more information.

Phone: 01896 752200
Location: Galashiels
This organisation is an SIAA Member

Ceartas Advocacy

Ceartas Advocacy provides independent advocacy to adults living in East Dunbartonshire, Ceartas prioritise working with people who have particular support needs. Click ‘view details’ for more information.

Phone: 0141 775 0433
Location: Kirkintilloch
This organisation is an SIAA Member

Equal Say Advocacy

Equal Say Advocacy provide independent advocacy for adults, aged 18 to 64, in North Lanarkshire, in specific groups. Click ‘view details’ for more information.

Phone: South Lan Office: 01698 376 777 North Lan Office: 01698 358 245
Location: Wishaw
This organisation is an SIAA Member

Include Me

Include Me provides independent advocacy to people living in North-East Fife, aged 16-65, in specific groups. Click ‘view details’ for more information.

Phone: 07487 566442 (Mon-Wed) and 07487 566937 (Tues-Thu)
Location: Saltire Centre, Glenrothes
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