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Barking and Dagenham Advocacy Services

In Barking and Dagenham we provide:

  • Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA): People who have a mental illness, dementia, or an injury to the brain can be declared by a medical professional as lacking the capacity to make their own decisions. Our advocates work to ensure that their rights and best interests are taken into account. (Go to page)
  • Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA): People may be detained or sectioned in hospital under the Mental Health Act or have their liberty restricted by Community Treatment Orders. Our Advocates help them to understand their rights and communicate their wishes. (Go to page)
  • Care and Support Advocacy (Care Act): Under the Care Act (2014), local authorities must ensure that a person is fully involved when their social care and support needs are being reviewed. Certain people are entitled to an independent advocate to help them to be as involved as possible. (Go to page)

To make a referral for a Barking and Dagenham Resident, please download the Barking and Dagenham Advocacy Referral Form

Call us: 020 7358 7007 (9am to 5pm Monday to Friday)

Email us: chadvocacy@ch1889.org.

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