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Friends Against Scams

Become a SCAMchampion

  • Posted On: 8 February 2017
Friends Against Scams

North Yorkshire Advocacy were pleased get on board the Friends Against Scams Initiative and went along to Scam Champion training  recently, held by the National Trading Standards Scam Team and supported by the Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire.

As our Advocates & Volunteers work closely with elderly and vulnerable people we are keen to keep our own knowledge and skills up to date so that we are well equipped to identify scams and help reduce the number of victims. 

Volunteering in Hambleton

Hambleton Community Action

  • Posted On: 23 January 2017
Volunteering in Hambleton

In October 2016 Hambleton Community Action completed a fantastic film highlighting a multitude of wonderful third sector organisations that support people across the district and specifically the roles Volunteers make to these charities. 

 


How BT Call Protect can help banish Nuisance calls

  • Posted On: 16 January 2017
How BT Call Protect can help banish Nuisance calls

At best, nuisance calls are annoying or inconvenient, but for some of the most vulnerable people they can be highly stressful and pose a real threat.

Whether it’s an unsolicited sales call or a malicious scam it is important to be aware of these calls and protect yourself where possible, so it was great to hear on the news today about the Call Protect feature introduced by BT.


SEASONS GREETINGS TO YOU ALL

  • Posted On: 12 December 2016
SEASONS GREETINGS TO YOU ALL

Once again we have had a year of change here at North Yorkshire Advocacy, however our staff & volunteers have continued to rise to the challenges and deliver support that affects real change for some of the most vulnerable people across our county.  We simply could not do it without them – thank you!

 

We wish all our colleagues and partners a very Merry Christmas and all the best for the New Year.

 

Holiday Closing Times:
Please note that our offices are closed from lunchtime on Friday 23rd December and will re-open at 08:30am on Tuesday 3rd January 2017.

 

We look forward to continuing to work together in 2017

Not Being Heard

Harrogate Event - 7 December

  • Posted On: 7 December 2016
Not Being Heard

Come meet with staff & volunteers at our stall in the heart of Harrogate. 

Find out how we enable people to have their voices heard, defend & safeguard their right, explore their choices & empower their decisions.....



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