OPAL provides the only specialist independent learning disability advocacy service in Oldham and it’s completely free to use
What is an advocate?
An advocate is a person who is trained to support you to make sure your voice and wishes heard in decisions which affect you
What can an advocate do?
Help you to find information
Give you time to think about your choices
Help you to say what you want
Our advocates help people with all sorts of different problems including:
- Care and support plans
- Work, volunteering and learning
- Where to live and housing
- Making complaints