Coram Voice are experts in providing advocacy for children and young people who have disabilities and are in care, on the edge of care or are care leavers.
Our approach is designed to empower children and young people with disabilities and protect their rights. Our Specialist Advocacy Service are experts in understanding any complex issues and recommending best practice to both children and young people and professionals who work with them.
Working with children and young people with disabilities
Our advocates take a specialist approach to communicating with every child and young person with a disability that we work with.
We are the sector leaders in the use of Non-Instructed Advocacy (NIA) with children and young people unable to instruct an advocate. Our training and expert guidance has equipped a number of advocacy and children’s rights services to provide this support for the first time.
Our offer to professionals working with children and young people with disabilities
Our Specialist Advocacy Service is able to assist the advocates and other professionals who are working with homeless young people, by sharing our training, resources and advice.
Our training courses draw upon our expert knowledge of years of knowledge working in the sector and focus on different areas children and young people with disabilities in care, on the edge of care and care leavers maybe experiencing.
For our latest training dates, please visit our Training page
We provide a range of reports, publications and advice across our website, based on our knowledge, findings and policy understanding.
- Advocacy Toolkit: The rights of disabled young people in the transition planning process
- Non-instructed advocacy for children and young people
- Sorted and Supported: Your rights as a care leaver
Get Specialist Advice
Visit our Specialist Advocacy Advice page to request expert advice about working with children and young people who have a disability.