In 2011 NCAN formally merged with the pre-existing Advice and Advocacy Strategy Group to form the NCAN Advice and Advocacy Strategic Partnership. The group had been running for some years and was already working closely with NCAN.
The purpose of the Strategic Partnership is to promote a joined-up approach to the provision of advice and advocacy within the public and voluntary sectors in the county by bringing together key stakeholders and facilitating collaboration and information sharing.
Strategic Partnership meetings are held every two months. Below are minutes of the last few meetings: