OSCA – Citizen Advocacy (closed 2016)

Website: No longer available as OSCA ceased in 2016

Volunteers to support and represent people with learning

difficulties throughout Shropshire

Email: info@oscacitizenadvocacy.org.uk
Telephone: 01743 368370
Address: OSCA Citizen Advocacy, The Roy Fletcher Centre, 12-17 Cross Hill, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY1 1JE

OSCA: Sadly this charity ceased to operate in 2016 and no longer exists

  • creates and supports partnerships between volunteers (Citizen Advocates) and people with learning disabilities (Partners)
  • provides short term and crisis advocacy
  • gives talks and can provide training on advocacy and related issues (contact us to discuss)
  • works to find ways of enabling people with learning disabilities to take more control over their own lives
  • holds regular social events for advocates, partners and friends
  • answers enquiries and makes referrals
  • works with other agencies and organisations on behalf of our partners such as
    – British Institute of Learning Disabilities
    – Advocacy and similar interest groups in Shropshire such as Taking Part, Mencap and PCAS
    – Social Services
    – Health Authority
    – Providers of residential care
    – Local Colleges and other education providers
    Police
    – Employment services such as Landau and Enable

 

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