Advocate Services

Cleveland Fire Brigade’s team of Advocates and Home Fire Safety Officers have specialised training to support vulnerable adults in our community. 

Our Advocates are based across Cleveland and offer a range of services FREE of charge:

  • Home Fire Safety/Safe and Well visits to help improve fire safety in the home and identify other potential risks e.g. slipping and tripping hazards
  • Provision of risk reduction equipment e.g. smoke alarms and subject to assessment other equipment such flame retardant blankets, reachers and bedding
  • Delivery of our Stay Safe and Warm equipment to vulnerable adults
  • Provision of letterbox locks and smoke alarms for those with increased vulnerability
  • Promote safety and wellbeing e.g. giving fire safety talks to community groups
  • Work with partner agencies to provide response and assistance and if required referrals to access further support e.g. FALLS teams, DWP

To get in touch with the advocate team please email 24Advocates@clevelandfire.gov.uk or call:

Hartlepool area – 01429 851258     Middlesbrough area – 01642 811650

Redcar area – 01642 777651          Stockton area –  01642 366198

 

Useful links

Teeswide safeguarding adults board

The Bridge, Hartlepool

AgeUK

MIND

My Sisters Place