Your Voice Counts

Your Voice Counts (YVC) help vulnerable people to be involved in important decisions about their life. Making sure your wishes are heard and your rights are upheld if you are not able to speak for yourself. They can help you to use health and social care services, take part in assessments and make decisions. They provide these advocacy services:

Professionals can make a referral into these services on their website

Your Voice Counts is commissioned by Newcastle City Council to provide statutory advocacy services

Your Voice Counts also provides independent statutory and community advocacy services across Gateshead and South Tyneside. They offer a range of services designed for people with learning disabilities and autistic people.