Advocacy Resources

Useful links - Manchester
Manchester MENCAP advocacy 
Gaddum Centre
Manchester City Council - Advocacy for Social Services Customers

Useful links - National
Action for Advocacy - national agency promoting and supporting the development of advocacy services.
Older People's Advocacy Alliance - network of advocacy organisations campaigning for the development of advocacy services for older people.
National Advocacy Network 
Advocacy Action - based in Wakefield, their website contains some interesting articles about advocacy practice.
UKAN - network of organisations led by and focusing on mental health service users and self-advocacy.

Tools, guides, etc.
Action on Elder Abuse: toolkit for advocacy services
Action for Advocacy: quality performance mark