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Angus Young Carers

This service offers young carers access to information, emotional support and the opportunity to get involved in a range of social activities

Telephone : 01241 439157
Email: enquiries@anguscarers.org.uk
Web: www.angusyoungcarers.org.uk

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My Rights, My Say

All children have the right to have their views considered when decisions are being made about the support they get with their learning. Children aged 12–15 now have the right to be more involved in decisions that affect them. My Rights, My Say provides: - advice and information about a child’s rights - advocacy to support a child to have their voice heard when talking to their school - independent support to make sure the child’s views are heard in formal process (such as assessments) - support to enhance professional practice in listening to children’s views - legal representations to support a child making a reference to the Additional Support Needs Tribunal.

Web: enquire.org.uk/myrightsmysay/

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Partners in Advocacy Edinburgh

Provides 1-1 independent advocacy for children and young people with additional support needs, including those with mental health issues. Edinburgh office - Edinburgh & the Lothians: children and young people with additional support needs (up to and including age 19) - young people who have a learning disability and a mental health issue, who are also known to local CAMHS teams. My Rights, My Say advocacy (educational issues) for children and young people young people 12-15 with additional support needs.

Telephone : 0131 478 7723/7724
Email: edinburgh@partnersinadvocacy.org.uk
Web: www.partnersinadvocacy.org.uk

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Partners in Advocacy Glasgow

Provides 1-1 independent advocacy for children and young people with additional support needs, including those with mental health issues. Glasgow Office - various localities across Glasgow City & Greater Glasgow & Clyde: children and young people up to the age of 19 with mental health issues - children and young people whose lives are affected by Adverse Childhood Experiences. My Rights, My Say advocacy (educational issues) for children and young people young people 12-15 with additional support needs.

Telephone : 0141 847 0660
Email: glasgow@partnersinadvocacy.org.uk
Web: www.partnersinadvocacy.org.uk

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Partners in Advocacy East Renfrewshire

Provides independent advocacy in East Renfrewshire for children and young people who are vulnerable (up to age 19).

Telephone : 0141 847 0660
Email: glasgow@partnersinadvocacy.org.uk
Web: www.partnersinadvocacy.org.uk

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Clan Childlaw

Clan Childlaw is a unique legal and advocacy service for children and young people. Delivers free, confidential legal advice and representation in Edinburgh, the Lothians and Glasgow. The service helps children and young people up to the age of 18, or 21 if they have been Looked After. Provides free information and guidance about children's rights and the law to family members, carers and adults who work with children or young people in Scotland.

Telephone : 0808 129 0522
Email: info@clanchildlaw.org
Web: https://www.clanchildlaw.org/

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Circles Network – Advocacy in Fife

Advocacy in Fife provides support to people aged 16 or over and living in Fife with: mental health issues, learning disability, personality disorder, physical impairment acquired brain injury, dementia, autism and chronic illness. They also provide support for children under 16 years who are subject to compulsory measures under the Mental Health (Care & Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003.

Telephone : 01592 645360
Email: info.fife@circlesnetwork.org.uk
Web: https://circlesnetwork.org.uk/contact-us/

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North Ayrshire Carers’ Centre

We provide information, support and advice to both Adult and Young Carers (aged 8 – 18) throughout North Ayrshire, Arran and Cumbrae, whose lives are restricted by taking responsibilty for the care of someone who needs help because of illness, drug or alcohol misuse, disablity or the effects of age.

Telephone : 01294 311333
Email: northayrshire.carers@unity-enterprise.com
Web: https://www.unity-enterprise.com/carers-centers/

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Advocacy Western Isles

Provides advocacy to children and young people

Telephone : 01851 701755
Email: office@advocacywi.co.uk
Web: www.advocacywi.co.uk/default.htm

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Moray Rights, Advocacy and Mediation

The Children and Young People's Rights Service provides advocacy to the following groups: - looked after children and young people - young people who wish to appeal an exclusion from school or a change in their Educational Maintenance Allowance - young people who would like support to speak to adults about their additional support needs, problems with bullying, living with domestic abuse etc. - young people who would like support to make a complaint. The Child Protection Advocacy Service provides advocacy to any child aged 7-16 whose names are, or are about to be, placed on the Child Protection Register. In exceptional circumstances, children under the age of 7 who are deemed mature enough to understand the process can also be supported by the service.

Telephone : 01343 564170
Email: moray@children1st.org.uk
Web: https://www.children1st.org.uk/

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