What is advocacy?

Advocacy is taking action to help people say what they want, secure their rights, represent their interests and obtain the services they need.

Advocates and advocacy schemes work in partnership with the people they support.

What advocacy services are available?

The information below covers a range of advocacy services which are offered in the Bradford district. Advocacy services are provided by a number of independent organisations.

Bradford and Airedale Mental Health Advocacy Group (BAMHAG)

BAMHAG is a unique organisation providing Independent Mental Health User Led Services

Telephone: 01274 770118

Bradford Citizens Advice Bureau

Bradford Citizens Advice Bureau offer a wide range of advocacy and advice services.

Telephone: 03442 451282

Bradford People First

Bradford People First is a self advocacy group run by and for people with learning disabilities within the Bradford District. This service is aimed at people over 18 with learning disabilities.

Telephone: 01274 744151

Choice Advocacy

Choice Advocacy was set up in 2004 to provide independent crisis advocacy services to adults with learning disabilities in the Bradford district.

Telephone: 01274 391691

DIVA Bradford

The DIVA Bradford project brings together information on voluntary and community services and groups in a single directory.


People First Keighley and Craven

People First Keighley and Craven are a self-advocacy group that strives to represent, consult, communicate and advocate not only for our organisation and the members in it but also for people with disabilities wherever we go and in the work we do.

Telephone: 01535 607222

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