COVID-19 latest

On this page, you will find all the latest information on the Coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19), how it affects all of Advonet’s services in Leeds and what support and information is available for you during this difficult time.

We remain committed to providing an excellent free advocacy service for people in Leeds who need help to make their voice heard.

How we can support you remotely

We are able to provide one to one advocacy support:

  • Via email
  • Over the phone
  • Via instant messaging/text chat
  • Via video call

Our Leeds Autism AIM team will be offering one-to-one advocacy, peer support, and post-diagnostic support for newly-diagnosed autistic adults. They also have a COVID-19 toolkit on their website.

Our Leep1 team are running regular activities on a closed Facebook group for their members on their Facebook page.

You can also make a referral online for Care Act Advocacy, Community Advocacy, Health Complaints Advocacy, Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA) and Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA) on our Make a Referral page.

If you have any questions, please email us at or call 0113 244 0606 and leave a message.

Information in British Sign Language (BSL)

Mark Healy, one of our Lead Advocates from our Health Complaints Advocacy team, has produced a video in British Sign Language (BSL).

This gives information on what is happening during the COVID-19 crisis. Please click on the video to the right to watch it.

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