Individual advocacy

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Individual advocacy is the process of assisting a member to correct a problem with the system such as obtaining and/or maintaining a benefit or service, or solving a problem with a service provider, landlord, employer, etc. Individual advocacy includes but is not limited to: representing people at administrative and informal hearings and appeals, attending meetings, or writing letters on behalf of individuals. Individual advocacy is provided by trained non-attorney advocates. Individual advocacy is NOT case management and is not direct services.

INDIVIDUAL EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS GUIDE

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