You have a right to use an advocate of your choice to negotiate on your behalf with Volunteer Task Force. This may be a family member, friend or advocacy service. A list of advocacy services is provided below. We can help you contact a service if you like.
What is an Advocate?
An advocate is a person who, with your authority, represents your interests. Advocates may be used during assessments, reviews and complaints or for any other communication between you and Volunteer Task Force.
Appointing an Advocate
If you wish to appoint an advocate, let us know in writing the name of the person you wish to be your advocate. You can indicate this on the Client Agreement and ask for the form ‘Authority to appoint an Advocate Guardian or Representative’. You can change your advocate at any time using the ‘Authority to appoint an Advocate Guardian or Representative’ form.
Guidelines for Advocates
Guidelines for advocates are included with the ‘Authority to appoint an Advocate Guardian or Representative’ form for you to pass on to your advocate.
For more information please visit Advocare Incorporated.