Topics About Advocacy
- Short-term Advocates are able to help someone who has an issue that cannot wait. They will help someone to look at their situation and figure out the best way to deal with it. That may be doing something very simple like filling out a form, or helping someone through a very complicated and emotional situation. A short-term advocate can make […]
- Short-term advocates are matched with a partner for as long as that person needs their help and support. This can be anything from 2 weeks to a year. Usually the Advocate will get to know the Advocacy Partner and find out about the issues they are facing. They will then work with the Partner to make a positive change. This […]
- It is up to the Advocate and the Partner to decided what they want to do, many people meet at each other’s houses or at a cafe for a cuppa of some kind. Some partnerships may do more such as go for lunch, go to the cinema or for a game of pool. Short-term partnerships are often more focused on […]
- By admin on August 20, 2013Advocates make an invaluable contribution to their Advocacy Partners’ lives in many ways, both practical and emotional, but Advocacy also has a positive impact on the Advocates themselves. Many of our Advocates say that they get as much from the relationship as their Partner does and that their friendship is a valuable and important part of their lives.