Onside Advocacy

Agent Details
Onside Advocacy
Williamson House 14
Charles Street
01905 27525
Operating in Redditch and Bromsgrove
Additional Details
Onside is a Worcestershire based charity established in 1993 stemming from a belief that everyone has the right to be a valued human being and to be treated in a just and fair manner. We provide a range of support and services to ensure fairness and equality for adults who may be vulnerable, disadvantaged, discriminated against. This includes mental and physical ill health, sensory impairment, learning disability, drug and alcohol misuse, older people, and carers. Advocacy - is a way of supporting people to ensure they have their voice heard and their views and wishes are listened to. Wellbeing Services - recognise the vital role that Wellbeing plays in determining a persons physical and mental health. We support individuals to tackle the issues that are impacting on their wellbeing and provide support to develop tips and techniques for living better. Our projects include: Plus (People Like Us) - Combatting Loneliness and Isolation in Worcestershire. Social Prescribing - Helps people to take control of their health. Lifestyle Advisor Service - Providing practical tips, advice and support to help people make changes to their lifestyle. Peer Support - Linking people who have experienced mental ill health, with individuals transitioning from Secondary to Primary mental health services. Moodmaster - Equipping people with simple tools and techniques to mange life's ups and downs Dementia Services - our specialist areas are support for people living with young onset dementia, the provision of peer support and dementia cafes for people of all ages living with dementia. Support into Employment - Onside provide two main options for Employment Support depending on an individual needs: Building Better Opportunities (BBO) Advocacy Works Employment Support (Inclusive Growth) Appropriate Adult - supports vulnerable adults when they have been detained by the police for interview. We are an approved OCN centre and can offer accredited training.