Make A Referral

BATIAS can provide advocacy in the following ways:

  • Formal Advocacy (1:1)
  • Self advocacy (groups)
  • Citizen Advocacy (volunteer support)

We might be able to provide this through a contract we already hold, or you can spot purchase a service.  To find out about spot purchasing and the services we have available to purchase please follow this link.


If you are making a referral for an Essex funded person please be aware that BATIAS no longer holds the contract for Formal Advocacy in Essex, from the 9th July 2018 you can email them on: or you can telephone 0300 7900 559.

If you wish to make a referral for a Southend funded person, BATIAS no longer holds the contract for Advocacy in the Southend area as of the 1st December 2016 please contact POWhER by following this link: or you can telephone them on 0300 456 2370 or email


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