Independent advice and advocacy

Help available in Trafford

Trafford Advocacy Service

Trafford Advocacy Services (TAS) is a partnership of organisations providing advocacy support for residents of Trafford.

  • Telephone: 0161 850 0645
  • Email:
  • Web:
  • Post: Trafford Centre for Independent Living, Marshall House,

    2 Park Avenue, Sale M33 6HE

Healthwatch Trafford

Healthwatch Trafford is the independent health and social care services champion, gathering and representing the views of residents using health and social care services.

  • Telephone: 0300 999 0303
  • Email:
  • Web:
  • Post: Floor 5, Sale Point, 126 - 150 Washway Road, Sale M33 6AG

Citizens Advice Trafford

Trafford Children's Rights Officer

If you are a child in care and you wish to speak to an independent person about the service that you are receiving or you want help to make a complaint then you can contact either Mark Bailey or Stacey Milward (Advocacy and Engagement Officers)

Children’s Commissioner

Help at Hand is our national advice line for children and young people who are in care, leaving care, living away from home or working with children’s services

The National Youth Advocacy Service (NYAS)

All looked after children have the right to be supported by an independent person. NYAS can provide you with an advocate who is a person who will either support you or speak up for you.

There are several ways that the NYAS Helpline can be contacted:

The helpline is open: 9:00am until 8:00pm weekdays, 10:00am until 4:00pm Saturdays. Closed Sundays and Bank Holidays.

The NSPCC Childline

The NSPCC Childline is an important service which offers children help, advice and counselling. A child can contact a ChildLine counsellor at any time who will listen and offer advice and support.