NYAS Advocacy Service for Children Looked After in Hertfordshire

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NYAS provides an advocacy service, specialising in providing independent support and advice to children looked after/in care and care leavers in Hertfordshire. Call their free helpline on 0808 808 1001.

NYAS is a UK charity that specialises in providing advocacy to children looked after and care leavers, ensuring their rights are up held.

They are independent and confidential (as long as you are safe).

NYAS can help if you are:

  • Not being listened to
  • In need of some advice
  • In need of help to talk to social services
  • Aren't being treated fairly
  • Being told you have to move
  • Having difficulties with school
  • Not having the contact with your family that you want
  • Homeless
  • Not feeling safe

Contact their free helpline on FREEPHONE 0808 808 1001.

Lines are open weekdays from 9am to 8pm and Saturdays from 10am to 4pm (excluding bank holidays).

Alternatively you can email them at help@nyas.net.

Online chat is available via their website from 9am until 5pm Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays).

You will be allocated to an advocate who will arrange to meet with you if you wish, and also support you at meetings as required.


Venue: The NYAS helpline is a telephone helpline, this postcode is only for the search engine, National helpline and advocacy service HP3 9BF

Age Range: 0-21, up to 26 if in full time education

Cost: Free

Timing and Repeats:
Weekdays 9am-8pm, Saturday 10am-4pm (excluding bank holidays)

Booking Info: Drop-in / no booking needed

Organisation: NYAS, tel: 0808 808 1001, email: help@nyas.net, website: click here...

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