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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