Action for M.E.’s free regional advocacy service launched on 4 April 2019 and supports adults (age 18 and over) living with M.E. in the Midlands and South West.
Advocacy is a process that helps individuals to stand up for their own rights and have their voice heard. Through advocacy, people are empowered to have their views, wishes and needs included in decisions that affect them.
There are a variety of different ways services that our advocates can support you to be heard, and challenge the opinions of others in situations that affect you.
If you feel like you need advocacy in any of these areas and live in the Midlands and South West, please get in touch.
This service will be delivered through a combination of paid staff and volunteer advocates. If you're interested in becoming a volunteer advocate, we would love to hear from you.
Our service may be able to help you to:
Our advocates cannot:
If you are an adult with a diagnosis of M.E. living in the Midlands or South West and you are in need of advocacy support you can self-refer:
An advocate will contact you within seven working days to let you know how we can support you. We can provide:
You can also download our self-advocacy guide.
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