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We hold the Advocacy Quality Performance Mark.
Our service is independent, confidential and free to use. It supports people to have their say about issues which are important to them and to give them greater choice and control in their lives.
We have some easy read leaflets about our service
- our form to ask for an advocate.
If you want help to understand the information you can call us on 020 7501 8966
We can help with a range of issues including:
Community care issues - issues with Social Services (adult and childrens social care) including situations in which there is a statutory right to advocacy under the Care Act 2014
Health issues with NHS primary and secondary care including accessing services; quality of care; continuing care funding and provision of integrated services with social care.
Housing- wanting to move and looking at options; quality of service in residential/supported accommodation settings; accessing housing-related support; challenging decisions.
Safeguarding issues- ensuring people are supported through the process; safeguarding processes are followed and any form of abuse is reported
Discrimination issues eg Disability Hate Crime
Disabled parents going through Child Protection processes, accessing and understanding legal representation
Making complaints and Accessing Legal Representation
DASL does not provide the Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA) or the Independent Mental Health Health (IMHA) advocacy services for Lambeth
See our page about other advocacy services for details of how to contact these services.
Click here for how to contact DASL’s advocacy service.