The following publications are available in electronic versions:
'Informal Volunteer Citizen Advocacy in England' (2007);
'Citizens and Advocacy' (2009);
'Community based approaches to advocacy' (2015);
'Looking out for each other' (2016).
To obtain copies, please email:

On 6th September, Louise Hardwick of the  Department of Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology at the University of Liverpool published the findings of her assessment of the scale and need for citizen (informal) advocacy in local communities. 'Looking out for Each Other' was launched at an event at the University's London campus. The research was undertaken in partnership with the National Coalition of Advocacy Schemes, and copies of the report can be obtained by emailing us at