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 provide these advocacy services:
- Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA)
- Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA)
- Independent Care Act Advocacy (CAA)
- Relevant Persons Representative (RPR)
Professionals can make a referral into these services on their website
Your Voice Counts also provides independent statutory and community advocacy services across Gateshead and South Tyneside and offers a range of services designed for people with learning disabilities and autistic people.
Your Voice Counts is commissioned by Newcastle City Council to provide statutory advocacy services