Advocacy services provided by The Advocacy People in West Berkshire (Previously known as seAp)

Last updated: 12/12/2022

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.

Services provided in West Berkshire:

Click on a service below for more information.

NHS Complaints Advocacy

Supporting you if you have not had the service you expected from a service provided or paid for by the NHS

Social Care Complaints Advocacy

Supporting you if you wish to make a complaint about local authority social care services for adults or children.

Mental Health Advocacy

For people who are under section in hospital or the community

Care & Support Advocacy

Making sure people have their say in how they are cared for and supported

Advocacy For People Who Lack Capacity

For people who have been assessed as lacking capacity to make certain decisions

Children & Young Persons Advocacy

Someone on your side

Community, Peer & Citizen's Advocacy

General advocacy support in and from the community

Learning Disability Groups

The Self-advocacy group in West Berkshire is called 'It's My Life' and the group meet weekly.  Contact Alex Osterritter 07912 309122 or email:    

Learning Disability Partnership Boards (LDPBs) for people with learning disabilities are made up of people with learning disabilities, parent/family carers, support staff, people who supply and buy services, people from health and community services and anyone who has an interest in supporting adults with a learning disability.  The West Berkshire Group meet every other month at Broadway House, 4-8 The Broadway, Newbury RG14 1BA

Veterans' Advocacy

For veterans and their families after military service


For advice and information about local health and social care.  Healthwatch in West Berkshire is run by The Advocacy People.

The Advocacy People have created a number of useful easy read documents.

Above information available on The Advocacy People website or call for further details.

Who to contact

0330 440 9000
Text 80800, starting message with PEOPLE
Link to The Advocacy People website



Where to go

The Advocacy People (Head Office)

Other Details


Age Ranges
Referral Details

Health/Care Professionals

Please visit the website for current versions of referral forms. 

DoLS referrals have special criteria and a separate process. To contact the DoLS team, e-mail: or telephone 01635 519056.

Other notes



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