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Advocacy services provided by seAp in West Berkshire

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Advocacy in West Berkshire is available to you if you are an older person, a carer, a person with a disability or a mental health illness.

The service will help you to: access information and services, be involved in decisions, explore choices and options, defend and promote your rights, speak out about issues that matter to you and have your voice heard. 

Services provided:

  • Community Advocacy
  • Self-Advocacy Group - It's My Life.  A self-advocacy network which supports its members to gain confidence, learn new skills, speak up and campaign to make things better for people with learning disabilities living in West Berkshire. The group holds regular meetings, drop-in sessions and workshops.
  • Independent Health Complaints Advocacy (IHCA) - do you want to complain about your NHS care or treatment?  Visit the website for a 'self help information pack', an easy read NHS complaints leaflet along with a BSL Signed Video
  • Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA) - helping people who have been detained under the Mental Health Act
  • Community Mental Health Advocacy - Community mental health advocacy could help you to become more involved in the decisions that are made about your life
  • Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA) - When someone is considered not capable of making their own decisions, it is still important that their views and wishes are heard by those involved in their care and treatment.
  • Learning Disability Advocacy - Advocacy means to speak up for someone. With the help of an advocate people with learning disabilites can gain control over their lives, make their own choices about what happens to them and be as independent as possible.
  • Care Act Advocacy

Information available on the seAp website or call for further details.

Who to contact

0300 343 5731
SEAP - Advocacy support

West Berkshire branch contact details for people who do not have a learning disability:

seAp P O Box 375, Hastings, TN34 9HU


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In West Berkshire, seAp delivers Community Advocacy services for people who have a learning disability, in partnership with West Berkshire Advocacy (WEBCAS).

For clients with learning disabilities, contact West Berkshire Advocacy:


Postal address: West Berkshire Advocacy, Broadway House, 4-8 The Broadway, Newbury RG14 1BA

Phone: 01635 760 535

West Berkshire Council do not promote or endorse any of the services listed in this Directory. For more information on this please read our disclaimer here