Help and support in Glasgow

Circles Advocacy Glasgow operate in the forensic wards within Rowanbank Clinic and Leverndale Hospital and provide community-based advocacy
for up to three months after people have been discharged.

Who can use the service?

Those people who are 16 years and over, who are engaged
in the forensic system in the West of Scotland.


We can support people with:

● having their voice heard and their views expressed
● representation at health and social care services e.g., care programme approach (CPA) meetings
● attending mental health tribunals
● meeting with solicitors and other professionals
● ward reviews
● signposting on to relevant services
● support to attend court
● engaging in collective advocacy
● discharge processes

Examples of advocacy provision include assisting with:

● voicing views about a care plan
● researching and providing information
● communicating with social work and other departments
● preparing and providing support for assessment and reviews
● dealing with, raising and addressing complaints or concerns
●  accessing information about various support organisations to provide informed choices
● working in partnership with organisations who offer training
●  encouraging participation in collective groups
● deciphering complicated language and jargon
● providing accessible, easy read materials
● explaining outcomes

How to contact us:

If you would like to make an enquiry about how we can assist or to speak to one of the team our operating times are:

Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm

0141 232 6406

07920 727267 (call or text)

At times when the advocates are out of the office please leave a message. Our voicemail is checked daily.

You can also write to the team at:

Circles Network, Rowanbank Clinic, 133c Balornock Road, Glasgow

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