Circles Network Advocacy can help you to have a say about the services you receive, to understand your rights, to gather the right information to help you make a fully informed choice and to raise any issues you may have concerns about.
Advocacy in Fife can support you if you are 16 or over and living in Fife with:
- Mental health issues
- Learning disability
- Personality disorder
- Physical impairment
- Acquired brain injury
- Chronic illness.
We can also support:
- People receiving long-term citizen advocacy involved in statutory proceedings.
- Children under 16 years who are subject to compulsory measures under the Mental Health (Care & Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003.
- Carers over the age of 16 who are living in fife and are looking after a family member, friend or neighbour who fall into our existing remit.
We can help you to have a say about the services you receive, to understand your rights, to gather the right information to help you make a fully informed choice and to raise issues you may have concerns about.
Our advocates will:
- Listen, so you are heard without being judged and at your own pace
- Inform you of your options and sources of help
- Represent your point of view, ensuring it is clearly understood
- Encourage and help you without taking over
- Support you over hurdles without standing back
- Negotiate and involve you in discussions about you.
Contact us on:
Telephone: 01592 645360 (Kirkcaldy) 01383 732822 (Dunfermline)
Or at our offices:
New Volunteer House
16 East Fergus Place
5 High Street