Right to Advocacy Service

Posted on

 The Social Security (Scotland) Act requires the Scottish Government to make advocacy support available to people with a disability who need help with the Scottish social security system.They must also set out independent standards for services providing this social security advocacy support. 

 A right to independent advocacy services is to be extended to more people under Scotland’s new social security service.
 Full details on Right to Advocacy

 Focus groups across Scotland will consult with both those who offer and use advocacy. If you would like to be involved as either an advocacy service user or advocacy provider the closing date is 31st October, with groups meeting on 14th November in Inverness. 

 Request to attend Focus Group


  • Registered Office: Birnie Development Centre, Raigmore Hospital, Inverness IV2 3UJ Scotland
  • Tel: 01463711189
  • Email:

Scottish Charity Register - SC024835CHIP+ is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO), SC024835, regulated by the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR)