Find out more about the different types of services we offer. Not all services are available in all of the areas we work, so look at the “Services Near You” section for further details.

Remember, our advocacy services have been awarded the Advocacy Quality Performance Mark from NDTi evidencing that we are providing excellent services to people often experiencing challenging situations in their lives.

Victims of Crime Advocacy Service (VOCAS)

VOCAS is a free, independent and confidential advocacy service for adult victims of crime and antisocial behaviour living in Avon & Somerset.

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Advocacy Services

We provide generic advocacy and four statutory advocacy services: Independent Mental Health Advocacy; Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy; Care Act Advocacy; and NHS Complaints.

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Be Heard Self Advocacy

SWAN’s free Self-Advocacy courses can help give you the skills and confidence to speak up for yourself.

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