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Advocacy Services

Dumfries and Galloway Advocacy Service is commissioned by Dumfries and Galloway Council and NHS D&G to deliver services that are

  • Independent and professional;
  • Provide individual (one to one) advocacy that is issue focused;
  • Meet statutory requirements and Scottish Government priorities; and
  • Have as a key principle ‘Independence of mind, independence of place and independence of funding’.


We cover a wide range of issues affecting vulnerable people across the Dumfries and Galloway region.  These include:

  • Independent Advocacy
  • Mental Health
  • Older Person Issues
  • Learning Disability
  • Physical Disability
  • Self- Directed Support