Listen Up Advocacy Services

Listen Up is advocacy for people with learning disabilities in Blackpool.

Listen Up has two areas of support:
Self Advocacy
One to One Advocacy

 

What is Self Advocacy?
Self Advocacy helps you…
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Tell people about your thoughts and feelings.
Make choices that affect your life.
Make your voice heard.
Understand your rights.

 

What is One to One Advocacy?
You can have your own advocate to help with a health and social care issue.

Advocates make sure your voice is heard and your wishes and views are acted upon, working in a way that makes you feel valued, included and in control.

 

Who can access the service?
You can access the service if you are:
A Blackpool resident with a learning disability
Aged 18 and over
 Needing help with your health (including mental health) and social care needs.

 

How to refer to us
To refer into this service you can contact us or make a referral.

 

Useful Links

» Blackpool Council – Adult Social Services
» British Institute of Learning Disabilities
» NHS Choices – What is a learning disability?
» Disability First
» Mencap

This service is funded by Blackpool Council.