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What is Independent Advocacy

CAPS is an independent advocacy organisation.

We provide individual and collective advocacy in East Lothian and Midlothian. We also host several experience-led projects across Lothian.

Collective advocacy

Find out more about CAPS’ Collective Advocacy in Edinburgh and the Lothians

Individual advocacy

Find out more about CAPS’ Individual Advocacy in East Lothian and Midlothian.

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What’s on

The 9th Out of Sight Out of Mind exhibition runs from 13th to 30th October 2021. It takes place at Summerhall in Edinburgh and also online. This year the exhibition presents 100 artworks made by people who have lived experience of mental health issues. The exhibition is organised by people who have lived experience of […]

CAPS Independent Advocacy has published its consultation report on Future Pathways, the Scottish Government’s initiative to support adult survivors of abuse and neglect in care before they were 18. In 2020 Future Pathways approached CAPS to carry out an independent consultation with anyone who was eligible to access their service, as part of their survivor […]

You are warmly invited to attend CAPS Independent Advocacy’s AGM and birthday party on Friday 12th November 2021 at 2pm. The meeting will be held online via zoom. It will be extra special this year as it’s CAPS’ 30th birthday! The event will begin with CAPS’ AGM at 2pm then at 2.45pm the birthday party […]

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