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What is Self Advocacy?

Self-advocacy is understanding your rights; speaking up for yourself and others if they cannot speak for themselves; taking action; or taking control of your life.

This can be done alone or as part of a group.

Self-Advocacy is about speaking up for yourself, speaking up for others and finding solutions to issues that are important.

There are Self- Advocacy groups in each region in Ireland if you would like to be involved contact your local group

Saint John of God Dublin South East Voices

Membership: Open membership from the whole region of Dublin South East

Chairperson: Revolving Chair

Meetings: This group meets monthly

Facilitator: Desmond North

Email: desmond.north@sjog.ie

Phone: (01) 2852900

Saint John of God Menni Voices -  Liffey Region, Dublin

Membership: Open membership from the whole Liffey Region - Dublin 

Meetings: This group meets monthly 

Chairperson: Louise Crowley

Email: louise.crowley@sjog.ie

Phone: (01) 4686400

Secretary: Lisa McEvoy  

Saint John of God Speak Up Council  -  Liffey Region, Kildare

Membership: Open membership from the whole Liffey Region - Kildare

Meetings: This group meets monthly 

Chairperson: Sarah Jane Lavin

Email: speakupsjog@icloud.com

Phone: (01) 6303400

Saint John of God Kerry - The Client Rep Group

Membership: Open membership from the whole Kerry Region 

Meetings: This group meets monthly 

Facilitator: Ms. Helena Cronin 

Address: Saint John of God Kerry Services

Monavalley, Tralee, Co. Kerry

Email: helena.cronin@sjog.ie

Phone: 066 7124333

www.sjogkerryservices.ie

Charter of Rights

Rules for Advoacy Groups