Sandwell Advocacy’s Annual General Meeting 2022

Find the invite and details of our AGM on 1/12/22 (including Eventbrite link to register) HERE We are looking forward to our first face to face AGM since the COVID-19 pandemic!

Funding Boost for Advocacy Pilot Project

We are really pleased to announce that The Eveson Trust have approved our funding application to pilot an advocacy project for young carers aged between 18-25.  It is well known that we have been providing advocacy support for young carers aged up to…

Sandwell Advocacy Scoops Three Year Funding Boost

We are delighted to announce that Sandwell Advocacy have been awarded three year’s funding from the Albert Gubay Foundation to deliver our Voices and Choices Project. The project will employ an Independent Advocacy Practitioner who will provide support for older people in Sandwell…

Anger and Frustration for Older People at their Treatment Under the COVID19 Pandemic Restrictions

Older people claim that assuming everyone aged over 70 is vulnerable is deeply ageist. The Older People’s Advocacy Alliance (OPAAL) and the National Coalition of Advocacy Services (NCAS) have published a hard-hitting report detailing the anger and frustration the older people experienced during…

We had a great time celebrating Volunteers’ Week 2022!

It’s been a long time coming but we finally had a “real live” Volunteers Celebration Event as part of Volunteers’ Week 2022. Staff and volunteers came together to meet, many for the first time since the lockdown in 2020.  We hosted the event…

We are recruiting!

Please go to our Vacancies Page for full details of some exciting opportunities!

Sandwell Advocacy Awarded Lottery Funding

We are delighted to announce that Sandwell Advocacy have been awarded three year funding from the National Lottery Community Fund to deliver the Parents Advocacy, Guidance and Empowerment (PAGE) Project. The project is part of a Communities in Sync consortia bid and will…

Kally talks about her experience of volunteering with Sandwell Together

Kally is a telephone befriender with Sandwell Together.  She joined us at the start of 2022 and is inspirational in her approach to life and helping others.  She is genuinely interested in people and loves to listen.  She has a clear career plan…

A volunteer telephone befriender reflects on their experiences on Sandwell Together

We are approaching National Volunteers Week which runs throughout the first week in June, where volunteer involving organisations recognise the contribution that their volunteers make.  Here at Sandwell Advocacy we simply would not be able to function in the same way that we…

Compassionate Communities, my reflections relating to Sandwell Together.

I have recently attended two sessions delivered by Compassionate Communities UK.  It has really inspired me to be involved and it has reassured me that life is good, people are generally kind and here at Sandwell Advocacy our volunteers are clearly talking the…

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